March is Brain Tumour Awareness Month, a UK-wide initiative designed to raise awareness of all types and grades of brain tumours, a shocking diagnosis which 16,000 people a year receive in the UK alone….
Articles by ‘Sarah White’
For World Patient Safety Day, Sarah White reviews the current situation in primary care following the pandemic, and what this means for patient safety.
For Young Carers Action Day our team takes a look at the potential long-term impacts of coronavirus, even beyond lockdown.
Our specialist medical negligence team explains what you need to know about encephalitis and how it should be treated.
Here Sarah White from our Medical Negligence team relays the story of one client who experienced a stroke, and how ensuring he got the right rehab changed is outlook on the future.
The COVID-19 crisis has had a devastating effect on numerous aspects of the economy, and the charity sector is no exception. It is estimated that the sector has lost at least £4.5 billion in income as a consequence of the pandemic, so many charities have had to fall back on their reserves.
Ahead of World Patient Safety Day on 17 September, Sarah White reviews the root cause analysis process for patient safety learning. Is it working as it should?
Not all birth trauma has a visible, physical impact upon new mothers. Sometimes, events and their aftermath can lead to significant psychological harm which isn’t visible but is no less damaging, and this is especially true when a birth injury occurs. Here we relate the story of one of our clients, whose daughter developed Erb’s palsy after negligent maternity care.
Sarah White from our Medical Negligence team speaks to the co-founder and patron of Sands, a charity dedicated to supporting people who have experienced neonatal loss or stillbirth.
Sarah White takes a look at a recent report published by The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch which highlights how women have been left in severe pain and at risk of infection when swabs and tampons used after childbirth are accidentally left in the vagina.
To mark Young Carers Awareness Day Sarah White, a solicitor in our Medical Negligence team, looks into what it is like for young carers looking after family members who have suffered a brain injury and what support is available to them.
When a baby develops a group B strep infection, mothers in particular are sometimes told that “you passed it on to your baby”. This can make mothers feel as though it’s somehow their fault. Group B strep is not the fault of any mother.