||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 184 (May)
|| EWHC 1335 (QB)
||Queen's Bench Division
Sir Robert Nelson
||Claire Toogood (instructed by Irwin Mitchell) for the claimant.
||Angus Piper (instructed by Weightmans LLP) for the defendant.
||18 May 2012
Medical practitioner - Negligence - Conformity with practices accepted as proper by responsible members of profession - Claimant being husband of deceased - Deceased calling out ambulance due to severe chest pains - Defendant NHS Trust's paramedics not advising deceased to attend hospital - Deceased subsequently suffering fatal myocardial infarction - Claimant alleging negligence - Whether paramedics negligent - Quantum of damages.
Medical practitioner Negligence. The Queen's Bench Division held that the defendant NHS Trust had acted negligently in failing to advise the deceased to attend hospital after she had suffered severe chest pains.
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