Nursing Negligence Compensation Claims
Nurses provide an invaluable and fantastic service most of the time. However, the pressures of the NHS are such that sometimes things go wrong. Negligent nursing care can cause injury and harm to patients, both mentally or physically. A nurse however is not a doctor and they should not be judged by the same standards, but they still have a duty of care to every patient.
Nurses have a responsibility to be an advocate for the patient. Although they are not responsible for making medical decisions and judgments, the nurse has should intervene if decisions and judgments are not consistent with the standard of care.
Often it is not a single act which is negligent but the care over a number of days, weeks or even months which falls below an acceptable standard.
A nurse can be negligent if they fail to assess or monitor patients correctly with blood pressure, blood sugar levels and vital signs. They could fail to record key medical information on a patient’s records, notify doctors of changes in conditions or even ignoring doctor’s orders.
Injury can be caused by medication errors or not following correct procedures.
How Tollers can help with a nursing medical negligence claim
Injury arising out of negligent nursing care can be very difficult to investigate and specialist advice is essential. At Tollers we will use our expertise and knowledge to give you professional and clear advice and then support you through a claim for compensation. We will give you a free consultation, either at home, at hospital or in our offices, whichever you prefer. We will listen to your story and make sure we understand what you want to achieve with your claim.
We will then tell you whether we consider you have a reasonable claim. If we do, we can act on a risk free ‘No Win No Fee’ basis.
Talk to Tollers
Throughout your claim, we will apply our extensive expertise to achieve the best possible result for you. If you prefer, we can visit you and explain the legal process clearly, including what we must prove for your claim to be successful. Get in touch to talk to Tollers about a nursing negligence compensation claim today.