Job Vacancy -Major Trauma Rehabilitation Adviser job 

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Clinical Negligence claims cost rise to £1.6bn

The annual cost of the clinical negligence for trusts has quadrupled over the last decade— from £0.4 billion in 2006–07 to £1.6 billion in 2016–17—taking already scarce resources away from frontline services and patients. A recent report by the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee states that “there seems to

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Remembering Prof. Gordon Waddell CBE

21/09/1942 – 20/04/2017.  Gordon Waddell, a great contributor to the world or orthopaedics and rehabilitation.   click here for brief biog: Remembering Professor Gordon Waddell CBE news

BBC Radio 4 – Lawyers in Hospitals

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b08q30rx You and Yours, May 15th discuss the impact of Simon Stevens recent announcement to ban lawyers from operating in Hospitals.

NHS to remove lawyers from Hospitals

Simon Stevens 5 year forward plan includes some good initiatives, but this one could if not implemented correctly be throwing the baby out with the bath water.  Somehow, the NHS has confused Clinical Negligence and Personal Injury and grouped them into one, which clearly they are not.  Personal Injury lawyers

BBC Radio 4 – Lawyers in Hospitals feature

Listen to the BBC’s You and Yours programme discuss the benefits to patients of having early access to legal advice whilst in Hospital. BBC Radio 4 Lawyers in Hospitals

DWP are consulting on workplace health – until 17th Feb 2017

https://consultations.dh.gov.uk/workandhealth/consult/

Are insurers, not lawyers, the bad guys when it comes to whiplash?

*/ Whiplash, eh. It’s all a big con, pushed by ambulance chasing lawyers at the expense of innocent motorists who pay higher insurance premiums as a result. Source: Insurers, not lawyers, are the bad guys when it comes to whiplash

Major Trauma Research Fund-raiser

Major Trauma survivor Benn Crabbe is aiming to raise £30,000 to help researchers at Royal London major Trauma Centre continue its research.  Details at http://bartscharity.org.uk/get-involved/transformation