This is yet another example of a case where mandatory reporting may have assisted. Jeremy Forrest appeared in Lewes Crown Court last week to face charges of child abduction. The court has heard that Forrest began teaching the school girl when she was aged 13 and was her maths teacher. This led to a personal relationship developing and she would confide in him. This developed into a flirtatious…
The Manchester Evening News has reported that from Thursday 13th June 2013 statistics and ratings for surgeons at Wythenshawe Hospital will be available online.
The information will include a comparison with the National Average, the number of procedures that surgeon has undertaken and the patient will be able to leave their own feedback. The system developed by Wythenshawe Hospital Heart Surgeon Ben Bridgewater will begin with the profiles of approximately 25 Cardiologists and…
The NHS / CQC has today announced some very basic “rights” for patients.
Those new rights in full are;
1. The right to a clean environment
2. The right not to be abused or discriminated against
3. The right to be protected from harm during treatment
4. The right to pain relief when you need it
5. The right to properly organised care…
There is more bad news for people who may soon become involved in family law disputes as court fees are set to rise as from 1st July. Before any court proceedings can be started, including Divorce, financial proceedings or children proceedings a court fee must be paid up front, unless the person issuing the proceedings falls into one of the categories of people who is exempt.
Whilst some of the increases are relatively modest – for…Read More