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MisdiagnosisNHS breast cancer

Wrongly diagnosed breast cancer leading to unnecessary mastectomy

Sadly, breast cancer is now the most common type of cancer in the UK, accounting for 15 per cent of all new cancer cases, according to the charity Cancer Research. Every year, there are around 55,200 new diagnosis of breast cancer in the UK alone.

As the Covid-19 crisis has deepened, increased hospitalisations have forced most routine or elective surgery to be halted, numerous outpatient appointments and referrals have been delayed, and screening and tests for medical conditions were deferred or cancelled.

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Covid-19NHS cancel operation

Your rights if your operation is cancelled due to Covid-19

The coronavirus pandemic has put enormous strain on our healthcare system, with our dedicated NHS staff working tirelessly to tend to the thousands of extra patients this unforgiving virus has generated.

As the Covid-19 crisis has deepened, increased hospitalisations have forced most routine or elective surgery to be halted, numerous outpatient appointments and referrals have been delayed, and screening and tests for medical conditions were deferred or cancelled.

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NHSSurgery waiting list

Delays to routine surgery

If you or one of your loved ones has suffered delays to your treatment due to Covid-19, which has had a negative impact on your health and wellbeing, or if you fear that the vital treatment is likely to be cancelled or put on hold in the future, it is important that you seek help from a specialist medical negligence solicitor as soon as possible.

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