Saturday , April 17 2021

Retired in line for £ 500,000 from the Wye Valley NHS Trust



The pensioner, who suffered three devastating blows before doctors diagnosed the main problem lies in the heart of the line for more than £ 500,000 in compensation as the NHS.

The woman, aged in her 60 years, was suffering from an irregular heartbeat, leading to blood clots that traveled over her body, the High Court heard.

And, since the beginning of 2011 and the end of 2013, she suffered three strokes increasing severity, Judge Martin McKenna said.

She was treated after each of the passages in the hospital HEREFORD administered in the Wye Valley NHS Trust, he told the court in London.

But it was not until after the third, that the tests were conducted, which showed her heart problems, and only then were blood-thinning drugs prescribed.

A woman who can not be named, also found a tumor in the chest in 2013, but it was not until June of the following year, malignant breast cancer was diagnosed.

After chemotherapy, she suffered another blow – her fourth – but it did not help her disability, the court heard.

The end result, however, is that she was partially paralyzed from her memory and thinking skills sur & # 39; ozna weakened, Judge McKenna said.

"Anxiety and irritability» shadow of her former, it depends on her devoted husband and caring resist someone else.

The judge said that the NHS Trust admitted breach of duty and took responsibility for 95% of the damage caused by the first three strokes.

Trust, he said, no longer pay her £ 100,000 temporary losses to overcome it on until the entire amount of its compensation finally assessed.

And now he has ordered the trust to make another £ 350,000 down payment, so that you can buy a bungalow and adapt to meet their needs.

The judge said that "a conservative estimate", her total compensation will eventually reach at least £ 524,000.


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