New cancer ratings published

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

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 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

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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

Impact of increased court fees on clinical negligence claims

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From 9 March 2015, the government implemented increased court fees for civil cases. The changes that have been put into place will mainly affect claims valued at £10,000 or more. Read more…

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Posted on May 15th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Annual review of ‘avoidable’ hospital deaths

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Recent figures have shown there to be a staggering 1,000 estimated unnecessary and avoidable deaths in NHS hospitals every month, which are being caused by negligent medical errors and failures Read more…

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Posted on May 1st, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

NHS whistleblowing: plans for protecting those who speak out

As the National Health Service comes under the spotlight in another general election campaign, ministers have redoubled their efforts to tackle the NHS’s cover-up culture. Under new measures recommended by Sir Robert Francis, NHS senior management staff who have “consented or connived” in covering up poor standards of care could face fines or up to two years’ imprisonment.

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Posted on Feb 19th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Illegal tooth-whitening training company prosecuted

The General Dental Council recently brought its first prosecution of an illegal tooth-whitening training company. The director of Smile Like the Stars Training Ltd was found guilty of unlawfully practising dentistry.

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Posted on Jan 28th, 2015 by Lyons Davidson

Medical staff charged with gross negligence manslaughter

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Two nurses and a doctor in Leicester have been charged with manslaughter by gross negligence over the death of a six year old, who died after he was confused with Read more…

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Posted on Dec 17th, 2014 by Lyons Davidson