MHRA changes licensing for valproate prescriptions to female patients

valproate prescriptions

Epilepsy drug valproate must no longer be prescribed to girls and women of childbearing age in the UK unless they are on a pregnancy prevention programme, writes Faye Marks of Read more…

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Posted on May 29th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

New legislation on dispensing errors comes into force

New legislation on dispensing errors comes into force

Faye Marks, solicitor in Lyons Davidson’s Clinical Negligence team, looks at new laws on pharmacy dispensing errors.  After a long-running campaign from the Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS), a new law Read more…

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Posted on Apr 27th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Statutory Bereavement Awards: inadequate solution to difficult situations

Statutory Bereavement Awards

Matthew Tebbutt, solicitor in Lyons Davidson’s Clinical Negligence team, looks at the issues around Statutory Beareavement Awards. Losing a loved one is probably the most difficult experience that many of Read more…

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Posted on Feb 22nd, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

The rising costs of clinical negligence claims

The rising costs of clinical negligence claims

Josie Baker, trainee solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team, looks at the issues involved in the rising costs of clinical negligence claims.

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Posted on Feb 8th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

Complications arising from transvaginal mesh implants

complications from transvaginal mesh implants

Many women are now suffering from complications caused by transvaginal mesh implants. Matthew Tebbutt, solicitor in the Clinical Negligence team, looks at the issues.

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Posted on Jan 25th, 2018 by Lyons Davidson

New cancer ratings published

cancer ratings

On 4 October, NHS England published new cancer ratings, which provide a snapshot of how well the NHS in different areas of the country is diagnosing and treating cancer, and Read more…

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Posted on Oct 19th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month October 2016

Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month October 2016

This month is Cerebral Palsy Awareness Month and Lyons Davidson is proud to support Bobath as the Cardiff office’s charity of the year. Bobath Children’s Therapy Centre Wales is Cardiff- Read more…

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Posted on Oct 6th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month

Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month

Gynaecological Cancer Awareness Month September 2016 is gynaecological cancer awareness month. Gynaecological cancer includes cancer of the cervix, ovary, vagina, vulva and womb (uterus). In the UK, approximately 55 women Read more…

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Posted on Sep 21st, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Celebrating organ donors in Organ Donation Week 5-11 September

This week is Organ Donation Week. The week runs from 5 September and aims to highlight the importance of organ donation, as well as celebrating organ donors who have saved lives. Read more…

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Posted on Sep 7th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

Sepsis: raising awareness

increased court fees

Following the recent inquest of Charlie Jermyn and the tragic death of William Mead, children who both died from sepsis in 2015 and 2014 respectively, the infection and its prevention Read more…

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Posted on Feb 26th, 2016 by Lyons Davidson

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