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Thompsons NI responds to Northern Trust patient recall

Thompsons NI is concerned by the recent recall of 9,000 Northern Trust patients’ records in a review of the locum consultant’s work.

So far, more than 9,000 patients and families have been contacted by the trust regarding their treatment. The executive has now ordered a comprehensive review to examine the clinical practice of the consultant’s work. Some patients may have to be recalled for clinical assessment and two serious adverse incident reviews have been launched. The General Medical Council commented that it was investigating the “serious concerns” and would be working closely with the Northern Trust throughout the process.

At Thompsons NI, we have a specialist clinical negligence team with considerable experience in representing and assisting patients who have suffered as a result of medical mistakes, including delayed diagnosis and misdiagnosis. We are committed to supporting victims of medical negligence, guiding them through the claims process and securing the optimum outcome possible.

If you have been affected by this recent recall or have concerns about the medical treatment you have received, our medical negligence experts can help. Call us today on 0800 138 6880 for a free consultation.