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How do you prove you suffered from medical negligence?

How do you prove you suffered from medical negligence?

Being a victim of medical negligence is a genuinely traumatising experience because you're not only left with adverse effects but you also need to prove your case. You need to go through a three-part test to show that the harm inflicted on you is a direct result of your medical practitioner's failure on their part. The three-part test will establish whether the doctor had duty of care, if the duty was breached, and whether it was the direct cause of harm. To fully understand whether you can claim medical negligence and how to prove it, you need to understand all the relevant details.VIEW the POST

Dealing with Chicken Pox abroad as a family #ChickenPox

Dealing with Chicken Pox abroad as a family #ChickenPox

We’ve had our fair share of illnesses this school term. It started with the good ole sickness bug and has just ended with both children having their turn with Chicken Pox. Both completely immobilising for quite different reasons. Before Noah had chicken pox I had absolutely no idea that you are prevented from flying. We booked our holiday to Greece 3 weeks before we left and Noah came down with Chicken Pox 7 days before we flew! VIEW the POST

Advice for mothers-to-be: coping with a high-risk pregnancy

Being pregnant should be one of the happiest times of your life. You are expecting a new baby, whether the first or the fifth, it is still an exciting time and as the weeks and months go by you can feel that tiny life moving inside you. Unfortunately, there are just some pregnancies that carry greater risks to the mother and/or the child growing within her. This can be a stressful time, one that is hard to cope with due to worry over the health and safety of both mother and baby. If you are categorized as being in a high-risk pregnancy, there are some things you can do to help you cope.

What do you think when you visit the doctor?

What do you think when you visit the doctor?

I recently had to take Noah to the doctors and it got me thinking about the whole process and how service differs greatly across the NHS. In the past year we have had doctor appointments, A&E trips and 999 conversations – all providing slightly different services. VIEW the POST