Pressure sore claims
Pressure sores happen when a patient is left in one spot for too long. Healthcare providers have a duty to ensure pressure sores do not develop.
NHS could be headed towards another scandal
The rift between the government and NHS bosses could lead to a repeat of the Mid Staffordshire hospital scandal.
Sir Robert Francis, QC, led the public inquiry into the Mid Staffordshire Trust’s failings, which saw the trust shut down.
Tougher tests for foreign doctors could cut mistakes by half
A new study by the University of York looked at the competency and language test results of 27,000 foreign doctors, and found those who took the test multiple times were more likely to face fitness to practice sanctions.