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Brighton & Sussex NHS Trust has admitted liability and apologised for causing the brain damage of a five year old boy. Unfortunately the midwifery team did not correctly identify that the mothers umbilical cord had prolapsed and the baby was starved of oxygen for some time.
A water supplier has been fined £400,000 with costs of £41,711 after pleading guilty to breaches of Section 2(1) of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974. The company has shockingly been at the centre of four previous prosecutions already by HSE; in 1997, 2004, and 2010 and an improvement notice had been served on the company after a fall from a height incident in 2007.
Often when you see a story like this you would assume it involves a healthcare provider misdiagnosing cancer for something minor but in this instance a patient was told they had terminal cancer when in fact they had an abscess which could have been treated.
An investigation looking into all deaths at the Southern Health Trust between April 2011 and March 2015, commissioned by NHS England, has revealed some damning results.
The Health and Safety Executive has investigated yet another incident of a worker being seriously injured by being dragged on a conveyor belt into heavy machinery. A manufacturing company was investigated after a male employee slipped into a conveyor belt and remained stuck there for twenty minutes suffering crushing injuries.
A 66 year old woman has received a five figure, undisclosed sum in an out of court settlement after her surgeon use permanent metal stitches inside her neck following a thyroid operation, knowing that she had a rare phobia. The woman suffers from an unusual and acute phobia of foreign objects in her body which led to a severe psychological reaction on learning she had 25 metal clips inside her body.
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