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Gynaecologist at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board

Gynaecologist at Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board A consultant gynaecologist and surgeon is under investigation at the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board and is subject a number of claims. A review of the care of almost 200 women have been … Continued

Filshie Clip Claim

Filshie Clip Claim We are investigating a large number of women who have been injured by Filshie clips used in sterilisation. The ‘clip’ is attached to the fallopian tube blocking a woman’s fallopian tubes so she cannot get pregnant. Problems … Continued

Delay to Hip Revision Causes Deterioration in Health

Delay to Hip Revision Causes Deterioration in Health Delay to Hip Revision Causes Deterioration in Health and is impacting on patients now more than ever. By November 2020, the elective waiting list in England was between 885,286 and 1,028,733. A … Continued

Antibiotics and Bowel Issues

Antibiotics and Bowel Issues Antibiotics can create gut bacteria deficit-related illnesses such as intestinal infection. This can be a side issue to the reason you are taking antibiotics. It can lead to further treatment and invasive investigations which may be … Continued

Hysterectomy Complications

Hysterectomy Complications Around 55,000 hysterectomy operations are carried out in the UK each year. This means about one in five women will have a hysterectomy at some point. The most common age to have one is between 40-50, however they … Continued

Ventrosuspension (Correction of a Retroverted Uterus)

Ventrosuspension (Correction of a Retroverted Uterus) is where the uterus is tilted backwards instead of forwards (anteverted). As many as 20% of women have a so-called retroverted uterus. For most women a retroverted uterus is natural. Most women do not … Continued

Preventable Urinary Tract Infections

Preventable Urinary Tract Infections arise in hospitals and are a risk to life. Antimicrobial resistance and healthcare-associated infections (HAIs) such as sepsis and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) go hand in hand with increased hospitalisations and intensive care stays. The … Continued

Methods of Hysterectomy

There are different methods of hysterectomy. The operation you have depends on the reason for surgery. You need to consider how much of your womb and reproductive system can safely be left in place. Total hysterectomy During a total hysterectomy, … Continued

What causes vulvar pain?

What causes vulvar pain? Studies suggest that up to 15% of females experience vulvar pain. This can affect quality of life, and in some cases, it may indicate a medical condition that needs treatment. Accurate diagnosis and treatment is key … Continued

International Women’s Day and Healthcare

Today on International Women’s Day let us consider the clear and stark inequalities in healthcare which are related to socio-economic status, ethnicity and geographic region. Across different stages of women’s lives there are different social and economic factors which drive … Continued

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