There is nothing more serious than a patient who is the victim of a Surgical Error. James McSweeney and Emma Meagher have acted for Clients who have been the victim of such negligence. There is nothing more terrifying than being a patient who has undergone surgery on the wrong body part or has undergone an incorrect procedure or even a procedure that was supposed to be for another patient. These are called “Never Events” – Never Events are serious incidents that are wholly preventable as guidance or safety recommendations that provide strong systemic protective barriers are available at a national level and should have been implemented by all healthcare providers.
- Wrong site surgery
- Retained instrument post operation
- Wrong route administration of chemotherapy