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January 2022 Health Awareness - Cervical Cancer Screening

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week runs from 21 to 28 January 2022 and aims to raise awareness and highlight the importance of regular cervical screening for women. Cervical screening (a smear test) is an effective way of preventing cervical cancer....

Patient safety compromised at hospitals

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NHS Trusts fill nurse vacancies with non-nurses NHS Trusts in England are recruiting unqualified people to fill the growing number of nursing vacancies within the NHS. The Royal College of Nursing (RCN) has...

Cervical Cancer Screening

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Cervical Screening Awareness Week runs from 14 June 2021 to 20 June 2021 and aims to raise awareness and highlight the importance of regular cervical screening for women. Did you know? In the United Kingdom,...

Medical Care At Walsall Manor Hospital Deemed Inadequate

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Walsall Manor Hospital has been told to make 'significant improvements' to its medical services within three months following an inspection by the Care Quality Commission in March 2021. An inspection was carried out due to concerns regarding the...

Medical Negligence Pressure Ulcer Claims

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Pressure ulcers, also known as bedsores and pressure sores, can be debilitating, painful and potentially fatal if left untreated. However, with appropriate nursing care pressure ulcers can be prevented most of the time. Whilst there are certain...

Duty of Candour

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In the first criminal prosecution of its kind, University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust was recently prosecuted and found to be in breach of the Duty of Candour for failing to be open and transparent with a bereaved family. In this case, a patient died at...

The impact of COVID-19 on NHS core services

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The COVID-19 outbreak has had an enormous impact on core NHS services. In order to free up capacity to deal with the initial peak of the pandemic, the NHS shut down or significantly reduced many areas of non-COVID care from April 2020 onwards. This resulted...

Storm Keating diagnosed with Cauda Equina Syndrome

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Ronan Keating’s wife, Storm Keating, has recently undergone emergency spinal surgery at Cromwell Hospital after being diagnosed with cauda equina syndrome. On social media, Storm revealed how she had initially been rushed to hospital for a...

Poor practice found in private baby scans

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An investigation carried out by the BBC has revealed failures in the diagnosis of medical issues during ultrasound scans at private clinics. More than 200 studios in England offer private ultrasound scans, with hundreds of thousands being carried out...

Vaginal Mesh Implant Claims

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Vaginal mesh implants have been used for a number of years to treat stress urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse. The surgical mesh usually made from synthetic polypropylene is inserted into the vagina or vaginal wall in order to support the...

Missed Opportunities in Diagnosing Bowel Cancer

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Bowel cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in the United Kingdom. Cancer Research UK estimate that around 40,000 individuals are diagnosed with bowel cancer every year. According to statistics published by Cancer Research, bowel cancer is...