Panorama: Hospital Secrets Uncovered, which will air on BBC One this evening (19 May 2021), presents a disturbing picture of NHS patient safety learning opportunities being lost.
Articles by ‘Paul Rumley’
Paul Rumley, Partner in our Medical Negligence team, reacts to news that the Government is exploring changes to the current clinical negligence claims system to instead focus on ‘no-fault’ compensation.
Paul Rumley, a lead partner in our Medical Negligence team, reacts to the latest HSIB report into ‘never events’ which is advocating for a reclassification of the term.
Paul Rumley, who specialises in Erb’s palsy claims, explains whether defences using the maternal propulsive theory are likely to rule out Erb’s palsy being as a result of negligence.
A man, represented by Paul Rumley, successfully sued 4 Defendants, (1) Barts Health NHS Trust in London; (2) Burton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust; (3) Birmingham Children’s Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and (4) Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust in London, in an action for failure to diagnose his unusual cobalamin C deficiency condition.
Paul Rumley reviews the recent IPPR report into injury prevention which shows that, despite the need for more learning from errors, the NHS needs significant support and accountability from the Government to avoid unnecessary harm.
Paul Rumley reviews the improvements and drawbacks of the cervical cancer screening programme, following the recent publication of the last year’s results.
Paul Rumley secured a £15.1 million settlement for a 25-year-old woman, L, who was brain damaged during her first 72 hours of life, as a consequence of a failure to diagnose and treat low blood sugar levels.
“Just because I like steak and chips, it doesn’t mean it’s good for me nor that someone else should pay for me to have it”. Surely this shouldn’t apply to hydrotherapy for children with cerebral palsy? According to some, it does. However Paul Rumley thinks the research, and case law, says otherwise.
Our specialist Medical Negligence team has today launched MyClaimJournal, an online portal designed to help clients who are in the process of a claim manage relevant documents quickly and easily and keep an ongoing diary of events.
Recent statistics about secondary breast cancer diagnosis leave our team with concerns. Paul Rumley comments on what he thinks this says about the current state of primary care.
Recent news about the state of accident and emergency provision over the summer months has many concerned. Paul Rumley comments on the current situation in the NHS.