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Jonathan Duncan

Hearing Loss – an occupational health hazard

03 October 2018

Whilst hearing loss is often seen as an inevitable consequence of ageing, and usually merits no more than a cursory “I’m going deaf”, it should always be remembered that hearing problems can be embarrassing and cause considerable difficulties in performing day to day tasks for those affected. Read More

Emily Paisley

Personal debt levels in Northern Ireland highest in the UK!

21 August 2018

The Financial Conduct Authority’s (FCA) recent survey (Financial Lives 2017) found that personal debt levels in Northern Ireland are the highest in the UK, with adults owing £670 more than the national average. The survey also revealed that Northern Ireland also had a lower proportion of savers, with 67% of people reporting they had either no savings or less than £5,000. Read More

Jonathan Duncan

The Stubborn Persistence of Asbestos Disease

19 April 2018

With today’s Health & Safety Standards, it is difficult to envisage a period when manual workers were exposed to asbestos on a daily basis without any precautions whatsoever. However, this was the reality faced by many workers and it should always be remembered that the dreadful conditions were entirely contrary to laws already in place at the time. Most definitely not “Health & Safety gone mad”. Read More

Nikki McConnell

There is danger in the dark!

06 November 2017

I hope you all remembered about the hour change on Sunday morning and appreciated that additional hour in bed. The end of British Summer Time (BST) results in the start of dark evenings and many people will be embarking on their journey home from school or work in the dark. Read More

Chris Wallace

Cycling accidents: What to do and how to claim…

25 October 2017

The popularity of cycling has increased significantly over the past number of years with many recalling the Giro D’Italia gracing the road of Northern Ireland in 2014 and the Gran Fondo recently completing its 3 year run in June 2017. Read More

Claire McDaid

Increasing number of women pursuing claims for injuries caused by TVT vaginal mesh

28 September 2017

TVT, tension free vaginal tape, also known as vaginal mesh, was advertised as an innovative new product when it was introduced to the market; a simple procedure that provided an effective solution to bladder prolapse, a condition suffered by many women. However, as the years have passed, it has become clear that a high number of women who underwent surgery to have the mesh inserted have suffered painful and often permanent symptoms. Read More

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