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News - April 2014

Diploma in Clinical Risk and Claims Management: - 14 April 2014
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The Capsticks Diploma in Clinical Risk and Claims Management is widely regarded as the definitive qualification for clinical risk managers and claims managers in the healthcare setting. This is an Open University approved course and successful delegates will be awarded an Open University diploma.The application process for the 2014/2015 Diploma course will open in July. For more information, or to make a general enquiry about the Diploma course, please email diploma@capsticks.com.



NHS LA Website - 06 April 2014
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Please note that the following sections on the NHS LA website have new or updated documents.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Establishment Legislation.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Framework Agreement - Annex B - Finance - 2013.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Framework Agreement - Annex C - Communications - 2013.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Framework Agreement - Annex D - Relationships with other bodies - 2013.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Framework Agreement - Annex A - Wider Guidance - 2013.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'NHS LA - Framework Agreement 2013.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

FHSAU

The NHS LA document '2013-14 Ophthalmic Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'Decisions under the Performers Lists Regulations - 2013-14 Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'Pharmaceutical decisions under the 2005 Regulations - 2013-14 Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2013-14 Dental Contract Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2013-14 Medical Contract Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'FHSAU Panel Members Biographies.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2013-14 Pharmacy Market Exit and Performance Related Sanctions.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'Pharmaceutical decisions under the 2005 Regulations - 2014-15 Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document 'Decisions under the Performers Lists Regulations - 2014-15 Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2014-15 Dental Contract Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2014-15 Medical Contract Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2014-15 Ophthalmic Dispute Resolution Decisions Summary.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '2014-15 Pharmacy Market Exit and Performance Related Sanctions.pdf' has been updated. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17422 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17423 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17433 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2005).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17436 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17458 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17459 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17470 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2005).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17474 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17475 - Pharmceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17478 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17479 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17480 et al - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17486 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2012).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17488 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17483 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2005).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17452 - Pharmaceutical Decisions (2013).pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17274 - Medical Dispute Resolution.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17288 - Medical Dispute Resolution.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17431 - Medical Dispute Resolution.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.

The NHS LA document '17432 - Medical Dispute Resolution.pdf' has been added. Click here to view the document.



Gynecare Prolift Mesh - 06 April 2014
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Gynecare Prolift Mesh: A woman represented by the medical device team at our Subscribers Leigh Day spoke to BBC Radio 4’s consumer watchdog programme You and Yours about health problems she believes are the result of being fitted with a Gynecare Prolift Mesh.Many women who experience pelvic organ prolapse are treated with prolapse repair surgery which can involve the use of surgical meshes.Unfortunately some patients have reported that they have been left with serious health problems following the implantation of such surgical meshes.

Leigh Day partner Jill Paterson and solicitor Emma Nash are currently representing a group of women who have suffered injuries they think have been caused by the use of surgical meshes, and devices including transvaginal tape

Devastating stroke - 04 April 2014
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Devastating stroke: Our Subscribers Freeth Cartwright report of compensation of £550,000 recovered for the family of a man who suffered a devastating stoke due to a basic nursing error, which occurred during the removal of a central line following an operation. The patient survived for 3 years but required round the clock care from his wife and a team of

PTSD after childbirth - 04 April 2014
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PTSD after childbirth:  Our Subscribers Armstrong Foulkes report that Mrs C was scheduled to give birth to her third child by caesarean section. One week before the procedure was to be carried out her waters broke. She became very concerned as her waters were red with blood. Mrs C’s partner took her straight to the Maternity Assessment Unit (MAU) at James Cook University Hospital. Once inside Mrs C was directed to simply sit in the waiting room, surrounded by other pregnant women and couples, despite being distressed and her lower half being entirely covered in blood. Unbeknown to her at the time she had suffered a placental abruption.

These experts felt that while the placental abruption could not have been avoided the 15 minute delay before being examined was traumatic and unacceptable.

As a result Mrs C recovered compensation for her long lasting psychological injuries

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