Oxygen deprivation suffered before, during, or just after birth can leave the baby with lifelong difficulties. Known as ‘birth asphyxia’ in medical terms, we appeared on WalesOnline to explain what this is and how it may effect children in the long run.
Failing to monitor both mother and baby carefully during labour and delays of just a few minutes in taking the appropriate medical action can mean the difference between a perfectly healthy baby, and one that is devastatingly injured. When a family suffers an avoidable birth injury before, during, or just after birth, the effects last a lifetime. Read our piece on the Shropshire Star.
When our specialist team is approached for support, our clients are broken following a devastating incident of medical negligence. Their pain is further compounded in the knowledge that what happened should and could have been avoided. Transparency from the medical professionals involved is vital to help affected families start to heal. Read more in our piece on Shropshirelive.com.
We were deeply saddened to represent another family who suffered a loss due to Blackpool Victoria Hospital's failure to treat sepsis in line with national guidelines. The same coroner who found the hospital’s neglect contributed to this client’s death, made the same finding almost exactly one year ago for another of our clients.