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Living in the UK, with our appalling summers and limited sunshine, you would think that we don’t have too many skin cancer sufferers – well you would be very wrong. According to Skin Cancer Foundation Statistics, in the last 30 yrs, more people have had skin cancer than all other cancers combined and each year 132,000 melanoma skin cancers occur globally, according to the World Health Organisation.
Every Year the Cheshire East Council teams up with Cheshire radio station Silk 106.9fm to recognise the people who give back to their families and communities without expecting anything in return.
Most medical negligence cases have to be claimed within 3 years of the incident occurring but a mother of three has been given the go ahead by a High Court judge to pursue damages after what she believed to be health problems resulting from a ‘contaminated’ epidural jab.
The legal sector has identified a sudden rise in the number of people claiming they got badly burned using commercial sunbeds. The problem seems to lie with a lack of comprehensive warning from the sunbed operators that there are risks involved in using their beds.
The Health and Safety executive investigated and prosecuted a firm after one of its workers had a close shave and was nearly killed by a piece of machinery. The accident happened when one of its employees was using a pipe threading machine and a piece of his clothing got entangled and dragged him into the jaws of the machine.
A recent divorce ruling from the Supreme Court has agreed to allow two women to go back to High Court to receive larger pay-outs from the joint assets after it was confirmed their spouses had deliberately hidden their true wealth/potential wealth.
A dentist has been suspended by the GDC after concerns had been confirmed about infection control. Dentists have to follow a strict hygiene code as they deal with saliva and blood on a daily basis and are exposed to numerous diseases including HIV and hepatitis.
NHS Trusts are in the news a lot lately and are under increasing scrutiny to maintain standards of care and in many cases improve standards! According to new watchdog figures, the number of NHS complaints has risen by almost 50 per cent in five years which is a considerable increase.
Six years ago, a 17 year old ‘man’ was a passenger in a car that suffered a horrific collision when the driver swerved to avoid a fox.
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