Published: September 21, 2023 | Last Updated: November 17, 2023
Supporting vascular surgery patients fight their medical negligence claim
Your Path to Legal Redress
At Fletchers Solicitors, we have seen first-hand through our work the profound impact of negligent vascular surgery on patients’ lives. When trust in medical professionals is breached, it’s our mission to help you seek justice and ensure that those responsible are held accountable, for outcomes which could have been very different.
Our team of specialist medical negligence lawyers are committed to investigating claims related to vascular surgery performed at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board between 2017 and 2023.
Unveiling the RCSE Report: Discover the Truth
In July 2021, the Royal College of Surgeons England (RCSE) conducted an in-depth examination of 44 clinical records linked to vascular surgery, acting on behalf of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board (BCUHB). The findings were eye-opening and concerning. In January 2022, the RCSE released their report, shedding light on critical findings and recommendations.
Did you experience any of the following?
Inadequate record-keeping during your treatment?
A lack of necessary follow-up and aftercare plans?
Uncertainty about the quality of care you received?
Which hospitals are covered within the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board?
Conwy and Denbighshire:
Glan Clwyd Hospital
Colwyn Bay Hospital
Llandudno General Hospital
Gwynedd and Anglesey:
Bryn Beryl Hospital
Dolgellau and Barmouth Hospital
Ysbyty Penrhos Stnaley
Wrexham and Flintshire:
Wrexham Maelor Hospital
Deeside Community Hospital
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As a patient, you placed your trust in medical professionals to provide the best possible care and guidance throughout your treatment. When that trust is broken, it can have far-reaching effects on your health, your condition, and your future treatment options. You don’t have to navigate this challenging journey alone.
Your Well-being Is Our Priority
At Fletchers Solicitors, we are devoted to upholding the highest standards of medical care and ensuring accountability. Your well-being is our top priority, and we stand by your side throughout the legal process.
Quality and Consistency of Care: The report questioned the quality and consistency of care provided to patients.
Record Keeping: Inadequate record-keeping practices were identified, potentially jeopardising patient safety
Patient Records Review: The Health Board was urged to review comments within certain clinical records, alongside their local information, to determine if patient episodes of care contained the expected information
Follow-up and Aftercare: The report recommended scrutiny of the presence of necessary and appropriate follow-up and aftercare plans for numerous patients
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If you believe you might have been impacted by negligent vascular surgery at one of the hospitals covered within the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board, our specialist medical negligence solicitors are here to assist you. We offer:
• A free, confidential, and no-obligation case assessment.
• Compassionate guidance on your legal options.
We are committed to helping you understand your rights and choices. Let us be your partners on the path to justice.
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Do you feel you could have been impacted?
If you or a loved one received treatment in a vascular services department at one of the hospitals covered within the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and suspect that you may have been affected by substandard care, you have the right to seek answers and justice. You can contact our team who will be able to offer a Free case assessment and give you options of what to do next and how we can support you. We totally understand that this is a time when things can be uncertain which is why we work on a No Win, No Fee basis which means there’s no financial risk to you and nothing to pay upfront or if we lose your case.
If you feel you have been affected and are looking for legal support, contact our medical negligence solicitors on 0330 013 0251
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Frequently asked questions
It costs nothing to call us and ask us questions about whether you have a case. We offer free, no-obligation consultations with our expert team of lawyers, who can explain your legal rights and options. We offer a no-win no-fee service if you have a claim and decide to take the case further. What this means is that it doesn’t cost you anything if you lose. If you win, you will take most of what is awarded, and we get paid a percentage for fighting your claim. We can explain this fully before you take a claim with Fletchers.
Our expert team acts for hundreds of patients across the UK injured in a healthcare setting, such as a hospital or clinic, or those who have received faulty medical devices. We are always stronger together, fighting as a group. You can also be reassured that our team are experts in clinical negligence. The lawyers in the medical negligence team have fought many similar cases and are ranked among the leading lawyers in these types of cases. ‘The team at Fletchers combines genuine empathy and care to the client at all times with a thorough approach to legal analysis coupled with commercial awareness and real expertise in catastrophic injury litigation.’ – Legal 500 2023
If you or a loved one have had vascular surgery at any of the Betsi Cadwaladr Hospitals and you believe you suffered avoidable harm, please get in touch with our expert team as soon as possible for a free no-obligation consultation. You may have experienced any of the following: • Inadequate record-keeping during your treatment • A lack of necessary follow-up and aftercare plans • Uncertainty about the quality of care you received
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