Wakefield Man Awarded £125,000

Published on 14th August 2017

In 2014 a man in Wakefield has an operation to remove a cataract in his right eye. Afterwards he had constant blurred vision and pain in the...

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The Price of a Life

Published on 25th May 2017

A man from Barnsley was admitted to hospital with water on the lungs, an enlarged spleen, fluid around the heart and weight loss. There were numerous possible...

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What Is Clinical Negligence?

Published on 6th April 2017

Clinical negligence is also often called medical negligence. It is where a medical professional fails to use ‘reasonable skill and care’ when caring for a patient. Doctors,...

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Care of the Elderly

Published on 24th March 2017

A while ago Pinderfields Hospital had to shut down due to poor standards of care. This follows on from a Care Quality Commission visit which found that...

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Don’t Leave it Too Late

Published on 2nd February 2017

In the year 2000, an 83-year-old client had a knee replacement in a local hospital. However, after leaving her with seven years of trouble, she asked to...

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Wakefield man settles his claim in damages against a local hospital for £30,000

Published on 19th January 2017

A Wakefield man suffered very severe damage to his pancreas, when a drain was incorrectly removed from his abdomen. Unfortunately the damage was not noticed for about...

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Yorkshire Woman Recovers £400,000 in Damages Following Unforgettable Mistake

Published on 1st January 2017

After complaining numerous times to her GP about the condition of her warts, a local woman was eventually examined at hospital where it was noted that they...

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Wakefield Resident awarded £65,000 from Pinderfields Hospital

Published on 22nd December 2016

In 2010 a man from Wakefield had a catheter inserted into his abdomen at the urology department at Pinderfields Hospital. After the operation he was discharged home...

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Pinderfields Hospital Makes a Mountain out of a Molehill

Published on 4th November 2016

In February 2013 a local man saw his GP about a mole on the centre of his forehead as he was worried that it may be cancerous....

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Local Woman Suffers Neglect in Hospital

Published on 28th October 2016

A woman in her 80’s fell in her home in Wakefield, fracturing her left hip. She was taken to a local hospital where she had an operation...

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A Local Woman Fractured her Spine Falling in a Hospital

Published on 20th October 2016

As a woman in her forties was leaving Northern General Hospital she tripped and fell over a matt, landing badly. The mat had ridden up on top...

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Settled at the Door of the Court, Again

Published on 13th October 2016

At aged 58, a Wakefield woman was referred by her GP to hospital because of arthritis in her knees. She managed to get by until 2009 when...

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Local Man Suffers Head Injuries in Hospital

Published on 7th October 2016

Whilst playing football, a local man suffered a serious head injury when a tackle went wrong. He was taken to a local hospital where he was confused...

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Tragic Consequences from a Fall at a Hospital

Published on 15th September 2016

An 86 year old lady fell at home breaking her right hip.  She had a hip replacement at Barnsley Hospital and, with physiotherapy, was recovering well.  She...

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You Shouldn’t Need a Crash Helmet to Visit the Dentist

Published on 6th September 2016

A Wakefield local was visiting his dentists when he hit his head on the ceiling as he climbed the stairs.  His neck snapped backwards and he cut...

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