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Opinion  |  05:01:23
How might delays to treatment affect Erb’s palsy?
Joachim Stanley takes a look at the current state of care in the NHS and explains how delays to care for those with Erb's palsy could affect their prognosis.
Opinion  |  23:11:22
Is cerebral palsy a result of medical malpractice?
Kerstin Scheel explains what causes cerebral palsy and when the condition may be a result of medical negligence.
Opinion  |  16:11:22
The ‘CoolCuddle study’ – cooling treatment in childbirth and the safety of cuddling babies during the process
Some of my close family members have gone through traumatic pregnancies and as such I am always eager to explore innovative treatment methods for improving the outcome of complex deliveries.
Opinion  |  08:11:22
The importance of NHS Maternity investigations and lessons learnt in cases concerning Group B Strep care and management
HSIB (Heath Safety Investigation Branch) is an NHS body appointed to independently investigate patient safety concerns. The recommendations made by HSIB aim to improve healthcare systems and processes, to reduce risk and improve safety,...
Case Study  |  13:10:22
The need for dynamic interaction between compensation claims and Islamic compliance
Raising a child with a brain injury can be a huge undertaking for any family, but what happens when even getting some much-needed help might compromise a family’s beliefs? With three sons already, Malik...
Podcast  |  08:09:22
How can we Make Birth Better? | Legal Thinking Podcast
A transcribed version of our recent podcast with Dr Rebecca Moore of Make Birth Better, and Sophie-Angwin Thornes from our Injury division.
Babies feet in hands
Opinion  |  13:07:22
Group B Strep Awareness Month – why it’s important to raise awareness
Kerstin Scheel shares a client story to demonstrate how important it is to be aware of Group B Strep infection.
Case Study  |  17:05:22
Over £10 million compensation secured for eight-year-old boy with cerebral palsy
RWK Goodman’s Kerstin Scheel and Abigail Ringer have secured a settlement of more than £10 million for a little boy, L, who suffered from a shortage of oxygen at the time of his birth at Worthing Hospital in Sussex.
Opinion  |  07:03:22
How to bring a cerebral palsy claim – what you need to know
If you or your child has suffered a brain injury causing cerebral palsy, the process of making a claim might seem daunting. With this in mind, our specialist cerebral palsy solicitors have broken down what you need to know about claiming for compensation and more.
Opinion  |  02:03:22
Is healthcare inequality reflected in the prevalence of cerebral palsy?
A recent review designed to tackle ethnic health inequality in the NHS has revealed stark disparities in care within maternal and neonatal health. So for cerebral palsy awareness month, Abigail Ringer digs deeper into whether this inequity in healthcare is reflected in the prevalence of cerebral palsy in our communities.
Opinion  |  02:02:22
Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) maternity investigations will now be conducted by a new Special Health Authority (SHA) – what does this mean for patient safety?
Kerstin Scheel explains the latest change in maternity healthcare, with The HSIB's maternity investigations being conducted by a new Special Health Authority (SHA), and what it means for patient safety.
Opinion  |  11:01:22
“Severe brain injury, early neonatal death and intrapartum stillbirth associated with larger babies and shoulder dystocia.” A review of the report from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB).
The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch is an independent body who investigate circumstances where there has been an adverse event during childbirth and/or pregnancy. HSIB release reports routinely, known as Maternity National Learning reports. These reports make recommendations to improve patient safety.
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