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University Hospitals of Leicester Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Services

Neil Clayton

University Hospitals of Leicester Trust Board is scheduled to hold further discussions at its public board meeting on Thursday regarding is Oral and Maxillo-Facial Service (OMFS). In November 2016, UHL took the decision to suspend all resective (reconstructive) cancer surgery of the oral cavity and oropharynx prior to an extensive review of the notes of … Continue reading University Hospitals of Leicester Oral and Maxillo-Facial Surgery Services

Unrepresented Claimants Face Difficulties in Personal Injury Claims

Unrepresented Claimants Face Difficulties in Personal Injury Claims

As the Civil Liability Bill continues its progress towards becoming an Act of Parliament, it is looking ever more likely that a large swathe of injured people will be steered towards representing themselves in their personal injury claims. However, “litigants in person”, as they are known, face a number of risks and pitfalls when pursuing … Continue reading Unrepresented Claimants Face Difficulties in Personal Injury Claims

Apology for Victims of Vaginal Mesh

Apology for Victims of Vaginal Mesh

This month the Australian Government issued a national apology for decades of ‘agony and pain’ suffered by women who had received vaginal mesh to treat complications following child birth. Health Minister, Greg Hunt, apologised to the roughly 150,000 women who had mesh inserted in the last two decades in Australia, following the findings of an … Continue reading Apology for Victims of Vaginal Mesh

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

Avoiding the Pitfalls of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

The pressure for the perfect body and retaining that youthful look causes more women than ever to undergo cosmetic procedures. ‘Having work done’ is considered quite normal for many, but the cost is still prohibitive in the UK. With cheaper treatments readily available abroad, many are now shunning the UK and search instead on a … Continue reading Avoiding the Pitfalls of Cosmetic Surgery Abroad

NHS have set “Harsher Restrictions for Inguinal Hernia Surgery”

NHS have set “Harsher Restrictions for Inguinal Hernia Surgery”

It has been reported that thousands of patients with inguinal (groin) hernia problems are being left in pain or left at risk of needing emergency surgery because of NHS restrictions to treat them. “The Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) and British Hernia Society (BHS) have found that 57% if Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) are denying … Continue reading NHS have set “Harsher Restrictions for Inguinal Hernia Surgery”