Patients place a great deal of trust in GP’s and have good faith that they will provide an excellent standard of care. It is believed that GP’s will listen to the health concerns shared with them and it can be tremendously disappointing when patients are left feeling let down. Mistakes made by GP’s can sometimes have long-term health repercussions, which can have serious consequences for you and your family.
Possible reasons to make a GP claim:
- Medication (e.g. wrong dosage, prolonged/ wrong medication, serious side effects)
- Mistakes during minor surgery
- Delay in diagnosis (e.g. missing out on vital symptoms of cancer)
- Delay in referral to specialist
Express Solicitors has a specialist Clinical Negligence department with experience and expertise when it comes to claims against GP’s.
In claims of this nature, it is important to be able to prove that the GP fell below the expected standard of care.
If we can prove you received sub-standard care, the next step is to assess what injuries you have suffered as a result.
This could include; requiring further treatments, suffering and pain which could have been avoided, delay in urgent treatment, as well as the emotional side effects and financial losses.