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Duty of candour

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7 out of 10 complaints to the NHS mention poor communication and medical staff not explaining what went wrong.  Since the introduction of the duty of candour in November 2014 for clinical trusts and...

Whiplash – an expert view from Dr Ramos-Galvez

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In his recent article for Your Expert Witness, Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez examines the complexities of diagnosing and treating whiplash.  He explores the devastating effects whiplash can have on a claimant’s quality of life, as...

The Link between Chronic Pain and Depression

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Dr Christopher Jenner and Dr Ivan Ramos-Galvez will often suggest the support of a Clinical Pain Psychologist, to assist other ongoing multidisciplinary methods of treating a Claimant’s chronic pain. Psychological treatment may include various...

How will the Opioid epidemic affect the UK?

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2017 saw clinicians become increasingly worried about the growing use of opioid painkillers; a prominent argument across social media platforms is that they have been prescribed too readily in recent years, with the number...

Common Treatment Methods for Chronic Pain

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What is Chronic Pain? Chronic pain causes excruciating, debilitating pain for months and in some cases, years, affecting nearly 28 million people in Britain alone – more than those who have diabetes, heart disease...