UK Wide Medical Negligence Claims Service

We have specialist Medical Negligence Claim Solicitors across England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland waiting to help you now.

UK Coverage
No Win No Fee Medical Negligence Claims
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In most medical negligence cases you can claim for free and keep all of your compensation and pay nothing if you win or lose.

UK Medical Negligence Claim Specialists
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We have specialist Medical Negligence Claim Solicitors ready and waiting to help you across the UK.

Not Sure What To Do?
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Simply call us or complete the quick enquiry on the right and let us explain your legal rights and your options (at no cost to you and no obligation).

 

Prescribing Errors

Research by Dean, Barber and Schachter (2000) published in Quality in Healthcare Care outlined cases which could be considered prescribing errors in the UK, as voted on by a panel of healthcare professionals including physicians, pharmacists, surgeons and risk managers.

Amongst the scenarios which were considered prescribing errors were:

Errors in decision making: These were case in which the prescription was deemed 'inappropriate for the patient concerned'. For example, not taking into account a potentially significant drug interaction or continuing a drug in the event of a clinically significant reaction, amongst other scenarios.

Errors in prescription writing: These scenarios were categorised as being due to a 'failure to communicate essential information'. Such as, writing illegibly or writing an ambiguous medication order, or continuing a GP's prescribing error on a patient's admission to hospital.

Prescribing errors may occur due to your GP, your nurse, your doctor or another medical professional. Whoever is deemed at fault it is not you. You are entitled to the compensation you deserve, especially if the prescribing error has caused you discomfort which would have been avoided if the prescription had been correct.

Contact us here at First Claims today for a free, no obligation consultation. We have a number of trained professionals on hand to give you free and impartial advice.

Costs

Our medical negligence no win no fee service allows you to find out your legal rights and to discover whether you can make a claim for compensation without having to pay the usual substantial legal fees.

We offer everyone a FREE, NO OBLIGATION discussion about your medical situation. This can be over the telephone or in your home, whichever is better for you. If, after explaining your legal rights and options to you, our solicitor is able to help you with a medical negligence claim, and you would like to look into this further, in most circumstances we will be able to act for you under a medical negligence no win no fee agreement. Therefore, you can contact us safe in the knowledge that to do so will not cost you a penny, but it may well provide you with peace of mind and compensation.

Contact Us

If you would like 1stClaims expert Medical Negligence Solicitors on your side please call us free on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01348 630 720) or complete our Free Prescribing Errors Enquiry form now and we will be in touch with you very soon.

Remember, all initial enquiries are completely free of charge and we will investigate all funding options for you.

We are here to help you from 8am to 8pm Monday to Friday,
8.30am to 6pm on Saturday and 9am to 6pm on Sundays.


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What Happens Next?

Complete a Quick Claim Enquiry and this is what you will benefit from:

  1. Advice on whether you can make a claim and how the claims process works from a specialist claims solicitor;
  2. Compensation - what can you claim for and how much are you likely to receive;
  3. Costs - whether you will qualify for a no win no fee claim or details of other methods for funding your claim; and
  4. An explanation of what will happen next if you decide to carry on and make a claim (how your solicitor will take care of everything for you).

All on a free, no obligation Quick Claim Enquiry Advice Call.

Call free now on 0800 2888 693 (from a mobile click to call: 01348 630 720) or make a Quick Claim Enquiry »

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