Rapid resolution and redress compensation scheme for brain injured patients

The Government has recently proposed a new scheme to compensate children who have been injured by negligence at birth. The scheme would offer counselling, case management and legal advice. It is intended to lead to rapid resolution of cases, settle complaints more quickly and encourage staff to be open and learn from their mistakes. On…
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A study of 300,000 heart attack patients, led by the University of Leeds, has found rapid increase in PPCI treatment which improves a patient’s chances of survival after a major heart attack.

By Alicia Cannon. The research, part-funded by the British Heart Foundation and the National Institute of Health Research, showed the increase of heart attack treatment gives nine in ten patients fighting chance of survival. The use of emergency stenting treatment (PPCI), also known as angioplasty, increased from 0.1% in 2003 to 86% in 2013 for…
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Binder Bansel calls for better police pay

Leading industrial relations lawyer and advisor to the Police Federation of England and Wales, Binder Bansel, has criticised the Government for their lack of flexibility on the 1% cap on public sector pay increases. Bansel, who is a partner at the leading industrial firm Pattinson & Brewer, said: “The Federation has highlighted that there has…
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