Investigating Negligent Vascular Surgery at

Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board Hospitals

  • Case investigation led by Christian Beadell

    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
  • Abergele Hospital
  • Colwyn Bay Hospital
  • Denbigh Hospital
  • Llandudno General Hospital
  • Royal Alexandra
  • Ruthin Hospital


Gwynedd and Anglesey:

  • Ysbyty Gwynedd
  • Ysbyty Alltwen
  • Bryn Beryl Hospital
  • Cefni Hospital
  • Dolgellau and Barmouth Hospital
  • Ysbyty Eryri
  • Tywyn Hospital
  • Ysbyty Penrhos Stnaley


Wrexham and Flintshire:

  • Wrexham Maelor Hospital
  • Deeside Community Hospital
  • Chirk Hospital
  • Holywell Hospital
  • Mold Hospital

Take Action and get Advice Today

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.

Key allegations

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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Next Steps

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. Contact Us Today for your free case assessment.

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

Our team of experts will support you all the way

  • Christian Beadell

    Head of Group Actions

  • Francesca Paul


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