The long-awaited report into the deaths of 833 patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital between 1988 and 2000 is due this week.
Articles by ‘Lucy Crawford’
Judith Leach, barrister in our medical negligence team who also trained as an intensive care nursing practitioner and midwife, takes a look at Jeremy Hunt’s recommendations released yesterday in light of the Dr Bawa-Garba case.
Lawyers and staff from the Oxford office of UK Top 100 law firm RWK Goodman have raised over £17,500 for their charity of choice, Yellow Submarine, which helps people with learning disabilities and autism.
Judith Leach obtained £125,000 for the widow of a man who died when hospital staff failed to manage him appropriately following surgery.
Mr B suffered a delay in diagnosis of skin cancer near his eye. As a result, Mr B sadly died 18 months after his diagnosis. Lucy Crawford acted for his family to recover damages following his death.
After reading about the shocking news that some people on the London Underground had recently been handed ‘fat cards’ trying to shame them into losing weight and save NHS resources, I then came across an article in The Telegraph today about how losing less than one gram from the pancreas (the organ which regulates blood sugar levels) could potentially cure type 2 diabetes, often associated with obesity, which in the long term if successful would substantially reduce costs for the NHS.
Lucy Crawford, Solicitor in the Clinical Negligence Team, consider the reported benefits of music therapy for patients who have suffered brain injuries and stroke.