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Opinion  |  07:03:24
In conversation with Professor Amin, Consultant Paediatric Neurologist at Bristol Royal Hospital for Children
Bristol provides a centre of excellence for children with cerebral palsy; Bristol Royal Hospital for Children providing support throughout the Southwest and beyond. Professor Amin, a consultant at the hospital, specialises in looking after children...
News  |  08:02:24
RWK Goodman Announces Partnership with Bristol City Cerebral Palsy Football Club
Law firm RWK Goodman has announced a partnership with Bristol City Cerebral Palsy Football Club (BCCPFC), underscoring the firm’s commitment to Bristol and to supporting inclusive initiatives that make a positive impact, as they...
Opinion  |  23:11:23
Negligent induction of labour leading to birth injury
Induction of labour is a well-established practice in the management of expectant women where delivery is required and there are clear NICE Guidelines (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) in place for medical staff. Hospital...
Opinion  |  18:10:23
HSIB Maternity Investigations have been replaced by the Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations (MNSI) programme
A new statutory body, The Maternity and Newborn Safety Investigations (MNSI) programme is formed from 1 October 2023, to undertake investigations into brain injuries in babies and maternal and neonatal deaths and stillbirths. This programme is hosted by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), having replaced the temporary role of the HSSIB (Health Services Safety Investigations Body).
Opinion  |  17:10:23
10 reasons to choose RWK Goodman for your Cerebral Palsy claim.
Choosing the right lawyer to look after your child’s Cerebral Palsy claim is incredibly important. At RWK Goodman we have ten good reasons to choose us.
RWK Goodman TAC Magazine - 9th Edt - Spinal surgery in cerebral palsy: funding the costs
Opinion  |  22:08:23
Discussing spinal surgery in cerebral palsy and funding the costs of SDR and curvature surgery
Surgical treatment of the spine, whether that is to treat curvature of the spine or to carry out selective dorsal rhizotomy, has become a mainstay of treatment for children and young people with cerebral palsy. As a parent or carer of a child with cerebral palsy, it is not always an easy decision to proceed to surgery. Both the likely benefits need be considered against the known risks of surgery. In addition, for some, the cost of surgery will hang heavily in the balance.
Can Group B Strep Cause Cerebral Palsy - RWK Goodman
Opinion  |  16:08:23
Can Group B Strep Cause Cerebral Palsy?
Many pregnant women carry the bacteria Group B Streptococcus or GBS and it is usually harmless to both mother and baby. However, in some instances the bacteria can pass to the baby and the baby may go on to develop a severe infection. GBS infection in a baby can have serious consequences and it is essential that the infection is treated urgently to prevent the risks of long-term brain injury including cerebral palsy.
Child with cerebral palsy smiles at the camera whilst sitting in their mother's arms
Opinion  |  14:07:23
The effects of cerebral palsy in children
The physical, mental and emotional effects of cerebral palsy on children and their families can be significant. Our specialist birth injury team works with many families whose child has been diagnosed with cerebral palsy....
Opinion  |  14:07:23
Questions to ask a child brain injury lawyer
If your child has suffered a brain injury, whether as a result of an accident or negligence at birth, you may wish to instruct a brain injury lawyer to assess your claim. Here we...
Report  |  11:04:23
Investment in maternity care would change lives and save NHS millions
Every year, around 1,800 UK children are diagnosed with cerebral palsy. It’s estimated that at least 1 in every 12 of those diagnoses occurs because of negligence in maternity care settings, with lives permanently...
Opinion  |  18:01:23
State of the art prosthetics and how we help to acquire them
The Oxford Compensation Protection Team recently ordered a Trexo Dynamic Robot for a client with cerebral palsy, sustained as a result of a birth injury. The Trexo Robotic Gait Trainer is a robot skeleton...
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.
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