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When will we get cervical screening right?

18th March 2019

By Hannah Ashcroft, solicitor in the Medical Negligence Department at Fletchers Solicitors Cervical screening in England has faced a series of blunders over the last 12-18 months, with the latest…

Increased prescription charges; how to deal with them

12th March 2019

By Jennifer Argent, Medical Negligence Solicitor Last month the government announced that prescription charges will increase to £9.00 from 1st April 2019. The prescription charges continue to increase year on…

Apprentice Interview: Sam Cropper

8th March 2019

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Paralegal The fifth apprenticeship interview of five in this series is with Level 3 Paralegal, Sam Cropper. Q 1. Briefly describe your overall experience of the apprenticeship?…

Apprentice Interview: Ceri Dudley

7th March 2019

Apprenticeship: Chartered Legal Executive The fourth apprenticeship interview of five in this series is with Chartered Legal Executive Apprentice, Ceri Dudley. Q 1. Briefly describe your overall experience of the apprenticeship? My…

Apprentice Interview: Kat Grynda

6th March 2019

Apprenticeship: Paralegal The third apprenticeship interview of five in this series is with Paralegal, Kat Grynda. Q 1. Briefly describe your overall experience of the apprenticeship? My experience with apprenticeship…

Apprentice Interview: Hannah Wilson

5th March 2019

Apprenticeship: Paralegal The second apprenticeship interview of five in this series is with Litigation Executive, Hannah Wilson. Q 1. Briefly describe your overall experience of the apprenticeship? A. I am…

Apprentice Interview: Megann McKay

1st March 2019

Apprenticeship: Level 3 Paralegal The first of five apprentice interviews in this series is with Level 3 Paralegal, Megann McKay. Megann started her apprenticeship last September after being with the…

Forceps negligently used during woman’s first labour

26th February 2019

A 25-year-old woman has received £7,000 after forceps were negligently used and she underwent an unnecessary surgical procedure during labour. The woman, who is from Warwickshire, was admitted to George…

Surgery carried out on wrong part of breast

18th February 2019

A 51 year old woman has been awarded £8,000 due to a medical procedure being carried out on the wrong part of her breast.   The claimant attended Queen Elizabeth…

The Changing Face of Law – The Bellwether Report

4th February 2019

A research paper launched today titled ‘The Bellwether Discussion Paper: The Changing Face of Law’ highlights the concerns of independent law firms around the rise in price-driven client behaviours and…

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