It has been another difficult few weeks for many of us, especially those who find themselves under tier 3 restrictions.
Recent research by the BBC found that 1 in 8 patients experience delays in handover by ambulance crews on arrival to hospital, with many patients then waiting in corridors or in extreme cases being turned away.
Whilst the causes of delays may be outside of the hands of staff, the effects cannot be ignored. For patients with relatively minor injuries delays are understandably frustrating, but for patients with time sensitive conditions any delay in being seen by a doctor can be catastrophic. In patients with signs of stroke, sepsis or cardiac complaints a delay could result in a poor outcome, significantly prolonged recovery period or even death.
At Anthony Collins Solicitors, we act for clients or their families where serious injuries or death have been caused by delays in diagnosis or treatment of medical emergencies. If you, or someone you know, would like to know more about the services we provide, and how we have successfully brought claims against hospitals where there has been a delay in diagnosis of a medical condition, whatever the cause, then please contact us. We are happy to talk to you on a free no obligation basis.
If you require any further information or wish to speak to any of our team, please contact Christopher Frankling or call 0121 200 3242.
We have submitted our response to the White Paper Consultation based on the discussion held at the “Planning for the Future - what does this mean for affordable housing” webinar we held on Fri 9 Oct
Anthony Collins Solicitors is pleased to have been ranked as a Band 1 firm once again.
Since March 2020, commercial property owners and occupiers across many sectors, whether housing associations, charities, care providers or local authorities, have been impacted by the rules regulating how they deal with their tenants and their landlords. It seems each week there is a change in policy, regulation or legislation, governing how they must respond.
On 18 September 2020, the High Court gave its decision regarding the Judicial Review of Simply Learning Tutor Agency Ltd & Others v Secretary of State for Business.
A key element of the Bill is the establishment of a duty holder regime and requirement to maintain the ‘golden thread of information’ throughout the life cycle of high-risk residential buildings
We have been working with care homes to update their contracts and advise on the risks of charging the resident a regular “top-up” or additional fee where a resident is funded through NHS CHC
The parliamentary processes are complete and the Restriction of Public Exit Payments Regulations 2020 (“the Regulations”) which cap exit payments in the public sector at £95,000 will be in force from 4 November.
As the UK’s social housing sector recovers from the initial Covid-19 outbreak and lockdown, now is the time to focus on the challenges that may emerge next.
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