Accident & Emergency news


A bionic hand for Alan following amputation

At the age of 9, Alan Gifford lost both his hands after contracting a rare infection. Alan was born with a complex heart condition, and he contracted an infection following open heart surgery.  Unfortunately he had to undergo amputation of both...

A&E doctors leave boy with broken knee for 2 weeks

Accident and emergency doctors failed to diagnose a broken knee after a boy had a gymnastics accident, meaning that he had to walk on the injury for a further two weeks. The child was taken to an  accident and emergency department  after...

Common A&E negligence claims

Unfortunately, the mix of a demanding face-paced environment, the lack of senior doctors and the extensive range of symptoms that patients present with, increases the possibility of errors being made in accident & emergency departments (though...

£30,000 compensation awarded following A&E negligence and delay in diagnosis

The man fell at home on 16 May 2007, following an epileptic seizure. He was taken to the A&E department of the defendant hospital, with acute pain in his left shoulder and arm, following the fall. An x-ray was undertaken but  no fracture was...

£1 million compensation after A&E misdiagnosis

A 60 year old man, was awarded £1m in medical negligence compensation after he suffered a ruptured spleen and subsequent brain injury in June 2004. He was left with permanent cognitive impairments which affected his ability to continue...

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