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Sep 2017

Cost cutting pressures result in GPs being unwilling to make urgent suspected cancer referrals

A study by Birmingham University has found that doctors are unwilling to make some urgent suspected cancer referrals because of a pressure to reduce costs.   Interviews with GPs revealed that many were reluctant to refer patients if they had any doubts on whether they had cancer and many were concerned about being regarded by…

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13
Sep 2017

Claimant Recovers £20,500.00 After She Tripped And Fell On A Defective Paving Stone

In May 2016 Mrs M, then 65 and employed by a local supermarket, went into the town centre of her home town to do some shopping. As she was walking along one of the main streets in the town she tripped and fell on a defective paving stone. She consulted Yorkshire’s Injury Lawyers and on…

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13
Sep 2017

Chadwick Lawrence Invest In Probate Team Growth

Chadwick Lawrence solicitors, also known as Yorkshire’s Legal People, have developed their probate team by investing in the training and promotion of existing staff members. The Wills and Probate department recently promoted three of its existing staff members following internal training. Rachel Bedford, Emma Markham and Justine Joyce had all previously worked in secretarial roles…

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13
Sep 2017

Treatment target for sepsis missed by some NHS hospitals

New figures suggest that a quarter of NHS hospital trusts are failing to provide 50 per cent of their patients with antibiotics within the recommended time. The figures obtained from 104 trusts show that only 78 per cent of patients are being screened and 63 per cent are being treated with antibiotics within the recommended…

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08
Sep 2017

£2 million Back Pay for Underpaid Workers

Following a recent Government investigation, 233 employers have been ‘named and shamed’ for failure to pay the National Minimum Wage or National Living Wage; with the worst offenders being from the hairdressing, hospitality and retail industries. The result of this investigation is that circa £2 million will now be paid to around 13,000 employees in…

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