Boy Undergoes Second Surgery After Botched Operation
After surgeons make a mistake, a disabled boy requires a distressing second attempt at surgery.
Compensation For Cataract Surgery Error
A patient receives £300,000 compensation after cataract surgery caused ‘severely impaired’ vision
Doctor Error Means Father Didnt Receive Potential Life-Saving Treatment
A coroner ruled that medics failed to treat a 52-year-old father correctly.
Foreign Body Left Inside Patient
In March 16, a 79 year old man went to hospital to have one of his tear ducts widened. 13 months later he notices a piece of plastic tube was protruding from his lower eyelid.
Grieving Mother Receives Damages After Liver Surgery Death
A mother receives £45,000 after daughter dies months after liver surgery
Never Event Occurs As Patient Receives Wrong Prosthesis During Surgery
A patient undergoing knee surgery was given the wrong prosthesis in what the NHS describes as a never event.
Patient Dies After Receiving Ten Times Recommended Drug Dose
Drug dose error of blood-thinning drug at hospital causes patient’s death
Patient Dies After Upside Down Heart Valve Surgery Mistake
A routine operation ended in death after internal bleeding from a surgery blunder
Patients Lungs Washed Out With Cleaning Fluid By Accident
A hospital files a ‘serious incident report’ after cleaning fluid was used by mistake in a lung procedure.
Patients Miss Out On Surgery After Being Deleted From The Waiting List
A hospital admits that patients were removed from a waiting list for major surgery due to an error.
Woman Dies From Lack Of Oxygen Anaesthetist Mistake
A mother of four dies after a mistake during routine surgery