Hospital Referral Delays

Although most care homes provide an exceptional service to patients who require treatment and support, there are instances where a patient or a loved one may face a delay in referral for treatment.  Regretfully, patients or loved ones may be faced with long waiting lists and delays in treatment which can affect the clinical outcome of their health.

    Types of Hospital Referral Errors & Delays

    A failure or delay in referring a patient or loved one who requires further investigation to diagnose and treat their symptoms, can result in further health problems. Such errors may include:

    • A failure acknowledge the seriousness of symptoms
    • A delay referring a patient when suffering from the onset of a stroke or heart attack
    • Failure or delay in referral for a fracture
    • A delay in referring a patient or loved one suffering with kidney failure
    • A failure  to refer a patient or loved one suffering from pressure sores
    • Errors and delay in referral for rehabilitation 
    • And other hospital referral errors

    If you or a loved one has been affected by referral errors which has prolonged or exacerbated a medical condition, or has resulted in the death of a loved one, may be able to assist.

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    Here at we are able to carry out a free claims assessment under no obligation, in order to establish whether your circumstances warrant a medical complaint or a medical negligence claim on a no win no fee basis.

    Should your claim be considered under a no-win no-fee basis, you can decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor.

    Should you decide to instruct the specialist medical negligence solicitor and your claim is unfortunately unsuccessful, you will not pay.

    What can I claim for in a successful medical negligence claim?

    In successful care home negligence compensation claims our specialist medical negligence solicitors have experience in recovering compensation, as well as arranging any necessary services to improve the client’s quality of life. 

    • Compensation for the Injury or Loss
    • Loss of Earnings
    • Interim Compensation Payment
    • Private Medical Treatment Costs
    • Care & Case Management Costs
    • Rehabilitation Costs
    • Housing Adaptation & Relocation
    • Out-Of-Pocket Expenses
    • Compensating Dependants (Spouse/Children)
    • Benefits & Financial Advice
    • Independent Medical Experts
    • Court Of Protection
    • Coroners Inquest Advice
    • Special Adapted Vehicles
    • Recovering The Legal Costs

    As each enquiry is unique the advice given will be tailored to the individual circumstances of the client.

    About Our Medical Negligence Teams is comprised of specialist teams of medical negligence solicitors throughout England and Wales. are committed in fighting for truth and justice, raising clinical standards and ensuring you or your loved ones receive the compensation you deserve under a no win no fee basis. Find out more about members of our care home negligence compensation team…

    Our commitment to victims of medical negligence

    We understand each patient’s circumstances are unique, however with our specialist medical negligence solicitors and barristers are able to provide you with support, guidance and access to justice. Our commitment is to offer you:

    • Free private and confidential initial advice.
    • A no obligation free claims assessment, so you know where you stand.
    • Legal representation under no win no fee, if you seek to pursue a medical negligence claim.
    • Experienced medical & legal advisors who will listen to you and are there to help.
    • Access to experienced teams of specialist medical negligence solicitors across England and Wales.
    • If you decide to make a medical complaint we can provide a free and independent complaints guide.

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