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Asbestos in the NHS - Interview with Dr Jennifer Hoyle, Consultant Respiratory Physician at North Manchester General Hospital
4 Nov 2018, 11:46 a.m.
What is your role at North Manchester General Hospital?
I am a Consultant and the Occupational Lung Disease Lead for what was previously part of the Pennine Acute NHS Trust now the Northern Care Alliance. On a day-to-day basis, I run clinics at the hospital, which are anything to do ...read more
Asbestos Law Partnership Newsletter Autumn 2018
4 Nov 2018, 11:37 a.m.
The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Autumn 2018 Newsletter ALP Review is now online. Click this link to open a PDF version ALP Review Autumn 2018
Inside this edition:-
- Asbestos in the NHS- Interview with Dr Jennifer Hoyle
- Cape Asbestos Acre Mill - Exposure as a child leads to mesothelioma.
- GMAVSG Charity ...
Gordon Marriott Memorial Golf Day Raises over £11,200 for the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.
1 Oct 2018, 8:35 p.m.
On the 7th September 2018, the family of Gordon Marriott who tragically died of mesothelioma, ran a charity golf day at Blackley Golf Club to raise vital funds to support the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.
The day started before 8am, with golfers turning up to take on the ...read more
Witness Appeal: Hereford Man Appeals For Help From British Telecom Aerial Riggers In Asbestos Claim
1 Oct 2018, 8:07 p.m.
A retired former BT employee is appealing to his former colleagues for help after being diagnosed with asbestos related pleural thickening.
Michael Dawkins from Hereford has instructed specialist Midlands-based asbestos lawyers, The Asbestos Law Partnership, to investigate his asbestos exposure at BT during employment that spanned over two decades.
Mr ...read more
Asbestos Law Partnership Newsletter Summer 2018
23 Aug 2018, 12:22 p.m.
The Asbestos Law Partnership LLP's Summer 2018 Newsletter ALP Review is now online. Click this link to open a PDF version ALP Review Summer 2018
Inside this edition:-
- Mesothelioma Audit - Interview with Lorraine Creech
- Canadian Ex-Pat receives compensation
- Action Mesothelioma Day 2018
- Legal Round Up
- Recent John Pickering and ...
Canadian Ex-Pat Receives Compensation for Pleural Thickening
23 Aug 2018, 12:12 p.m.
Our client, David Coombs was employed by RM Smith Limited later known as Domus Group Limited as an apprentice painter and decorator between 1974 and 1980. As part of his job he worked on the flats in a building known as the Hobbyhorse Inn, in Minehead, Somerset.
The flat doors ...read more
Does the Mesothelioma Audit actually benefit Mesothelioma sufferers? Interview with Lorraine Creech.
23 Aug 2018, 11:57 a.m.
The Mesothelioma Audit for the period 2014-2016 was released in June this year provided by the Royal College of Physicians and was funded by Mesothelioma UK.
The Audit provided data on over 7000 patients diagnosed with mesothelioma in England and Wales during this period including for the first time those ...read more
MESothelioma Support Yorkshire - John Pickering & Partners Charity Donation Funds 2018 Meetings
5 Jun 2018, 3:40 p.m.
The John Pickering and Partners Charitable Trust are proud their donation to Mesothelioma Support Yorkshire (MESSY) will fund the support group to hold monthly meetings throughout 2018.
MESSY is an information and support group for those affected by mesothelioma living in west and north Yorkshire. MESSY not only provides information ...read more
Why Prison Sentences are Needed for Defendants who Fly Tip Asbestos
25 May 2018, 11:51 a.m.
Barely a week seems to go by without reading about asbestos being illegally dumped and the Defendant being given a paltry sentence.
These cases are generally picked up by the local media but ignored by the National media.
In a case in Cheshire last week the Defendant was found ...read more
Mavis Nye and Mesothelioma
10 May 2018, 4:42 p.m.
On the 9th April 2018 I had the pleasure of hearing Mavis Nye and her husband Ray speak at the Living Well with Mesothelioma Group meeting in Manchester which is run by Mesothelioma UK and the Greater Manchester Asbestos Victim Support Group.
Mavis Nye was diagnosed with mesothelioma in 2009 ...read more