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  May 16, 2018
​This week Ramsdens are supporting Headways Action for Brain Injury week 2018. With almost 350,000 admissions to hospitals per year in the U.K. as a result of brain injury, it really could happen to any one of us. Research into brain injury is ever evolving with advanced technology, testing and investigation.
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  May 15, 2018
​The NHS in Northern Ireland has recalled over 2500 neurology patients for a case review amid fears of misdiagnosis. This recall follows a review of the treatment carried out by consultant neurologist Dr Michael Watt who had worked at the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust over a period of 20 years. It includes patients, both adults and children, who have been diagnosed with a wide range of neurological conditions including epilepsy, MS, Parkinson's Disease, Stroke and Motor Neurone Disease. The recall may also be extended to patients who are now deceased. The Trust will ensure a review is carried out on each patient to ensure the correct treatment is being administered and to check for any misdiagnosis of conditions.
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  May 14, 2018
Life changing injuries. The definition of which will completely depend on your own experiences. For example, you may recall a recent story line in a well-known TV soap which focuses on the results of a horrific acid attack or perhaps the often daily news of our brave service men and women suffering loss of limbs. A footballer or athlete may believe a sprained ankle or broken arm is life changing or builder may consider a slip disk as a life changing injury.
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  January 24, 2018
The government plans to increase the smalls claims limit for personal injury claims involving road traffic accidents to £5000. This would mean that a victim of a road traffic accident who has suffered minor to moderate injuries will be unable to recover their legal costs and therefore would have to pay privately for a Solicitor or be charged a large proportion of their compensation towards legal fees. Such an increase in the small claims limit for road traffic accidents would therefore remove an injured person’s right to access to justice.
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  July 18, 2017
Issues with the thyroid are not uncommon be they due to hypothyroidism or hyperthyroidism. This article hopefully gives more of an insight into hyperthyroidism including symptoms and treatment.
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  June 23, 2017
The recent decision in the Court of Appeal case of Williams v Estate of Dayne Joshua Williams 2013 has confirmed that parents who fail to secure their children in appropriate child seats can be found to be contributory negligent for any injuries suffered by their child in a road traffic accident.
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  April 14, 2017
Our health is something that is always on our minds, and we are regularly reminded about the importance of a healthy diet, regular exercise and a good night’s sleep.
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  January 29, 2017
Doctors have always been encouraged through various guidelines to develop good communicative skills between themselves and patients to ensure that a patient is presented with all information that they will understand.
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