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Person with their hand on lower back in foreground whilst doctor points at model of spinal column in background
Report  |  29:06:22
Urgent cauda equina care – have lessons been learned?
In collaboration with the Cauda Equina Champions Charity, we have conducted research that suggests there is still work to be done to improve emergency care for cauda equina syndrome so as to avoid life-changing outcomes.
Opinion  |  08:06:21
The stresses and strains of being a family carer – Tegan’s experience
Simon Elliman relays the experience of young carer Tegan, whose mother Vicky lives with cauda equina syndrome.
Opinion  |  04:02:21
For injured people, it’s vital to find time to talk about mental health
When someone experiences an injury, the physical impact is clear. People find themselves unable to live their lives as they used to – they may even need adaptations to their home or working arrangements – but what about the effects of physical trauma that aren’t so visible?
Opinion  |  12:07:19
How is cauda equina syndrome caused by negligence?
Simon Elliman, partner and head of our Medical Negligence team, helps explain when cauda equina syndrome can be caused by negligent medical treatment.
Case Study  |  04:03:19
RWK Goodman client awarded £3.4m for delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome
A man who experienced a catastrophic delay in diagnosis of cauda equina syndrome has been awarded a lump sum of £3,400,000.
Case Study  |  30:04:12
Inadequate surgery recognised after six years
Our client, Mr S, suffered with a disc prolapse, meaning that the disc pressed on a nerve causing him significant pain in the lower half of his body. His surgery was performed by a part-time spinal surgeon who did not perform a full decompression because he was afraid to cause further damage.