Services

Media Hub

11
Feb 2016

Survey reveals record level of public dissatisfaction with the NHS

According to a long-running survey, 2015 saw the largest rise ever in public dissatisfaction with the NHS. The British Social Attitudes Survey, carried out by NatCen Social Research, which covered England, Wales and Scotland, has been tracking public satisfaction since 1983. The latest poll from 2015, which surveyed nearly 2,200 people, showed that satisfaction with…

Read more >

10
Feb 2016

Statins increase diabetes risk by 50%

The Journal of General Internal Medicine undertook research which tracked patients taking the heart drug for nearly ten years. The results of the study were published in May 2015 and found that the patients who had taken statins had a much higher risk of developing diabetes. The study was led by Professor Ishak Mansi, a…

Read more >

10
Feb 2016

End of Joint Lives Maintenance Orders?

On the breakdown of a marriage the Court not only has to consider the division of the parties’ capital and pension provision but also their income needs and whether a spousal maintenance order is appropriate. The recent case of Wright –v- Wright [2015] has attracted much media attention and it has been suggested that this…

Read more >

10
Feb 2016

SPOTLIGHT ON: Rebecca Payne

Background Associate Solicitor in the Family Team at Chadwick Lawrence I previously practiced in the North East heading up a family team before joining Chadwick Lawrence in 2013. Why be a family lawyer? Family law is an interesting and varied area of law. I am very much a ‘people person’ and personable individual and this…

Read more >

09
Feb 2016

BMA reports on potentially unsafe GP care

Doctors’ leaders are reporting that the pressure on GPs is so great in England and Wales that they are concerned they are letting patients down and providing potentially unsafe care. Dr Chaand Nagpaul, the BMA’s GP leader, said that in order to keep up with demand, doctors were having to rush through their appointments, which…

Read more >

09
Feb 2016

200,000 patients may have been ‘displaced’ by GP surgery closures

An investigation by Pulse magazine has found that the number of patients being displaced by surgery closures rose by 50% in 2015, leaving patients having to travel further to see their GP following a merger or being forced to register with a new GP. The study also revealed that the number of practices either shutting…

Read more >

© Copyright Chadwick Lawrence 2016. Website design by Fantastic Media.