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PIP breast implant scandal ruling in French court

19 July 2021 In May this year, the Court of Appeal in Paris ruled that TUV Rheinland negligently awarded safety certificates for PIP (Poly Implant Prothése) implants and is therefore liable to pay compensation to the 2,700... READ

Public inquiry into urology care within Southern Health and Social Care Trust announced

18 December 2020 In October 2020 the Minister of Health, Robin Swann confirmed in a statement to the assembly that a Department of Health review had commenced into treatment provided by Aidan O’Brien, Consultant Urologist who retired... READ

Review of urology patients announced within the Southern Health and Social Care Trust

18 November 2020 While the Department of Health continues its investigation into the treatment of patients by Dr Michael Watt, Consultant Neurologist, a further review of patient care has been announced, this time in respect of urology... READ

When dental implants go wrong

07 October 2020 Dental implants are increasing in popularity and more local dental practices are offering implants as a means of improving the aesthetic appearance of the teeth.  Implants can be used to fill gaps caused by... READ

Beware the ‘tweakments’ that sound simple but can end up disfiguring you

12 August 2020 Anyone fancy a tweak? It sounds quite nice, almost affectionate, but ‘tweakment’ is the name given to a minor cosmetic procedure, such as Botox, fillers or other injectable facial treatments.  One consequence of the... READ

One in five patients misdiagnosed by Dr Michael Watt

19 November 2019 One in five patients misdiagnosed by Dr Michael Watt The most recent revelation to emerge from the ongoing investigation by the Belfast Health and Social Care Trust into Dr Michael Watt is that one... READ

Cosmetic Surgery: Beauty at what price?

27 March 2019 The Rise of Cosmetic Surgery The cosmetic surgery industry has been steadily growing over the past decade.  The BBC recently reported that figures produced by the British Association of Aesthetic Plastic Surgeons (Baaps) show... READ

A Basic Guide To Medical Negligence Claims in Northern Ireland

Living in Northern Ireland, we’re lucky to have so many qualified and caring professionals working in both the NHS and in private units across the country. However, incidences of medical negligence do exist and... READ

A Basic Guide To Medical Negligence Claims in Northern Ireland

25 November 2016 Living in Northern Ireland, we’re lucky to have so many qualified and caring professionals working in both the NHS and in private units across the country. However, incidences of medical negligence do exist and... READ

Care Home Neglect and Abuse in Northern Ireland

26 October 2016 Nikki McConnell examines the evidence of poor care, neglect and abuse in Northern Ireland care homes. Care Home Neglect and Abuse in Northern Ireland Moving an elderly loved one into a care home isn’t... READ
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