News & Events

The latest news & events from Preston & Goldburn

Death leads to changes in practice at local Hospital

An inquest into Derek Fanning’s death on November 18 held in Truro recently revealed that a “serious incident” review carried out by the hospital identified eight issues that led to a “whole system failure” to adequately resuscitate and effectively treat neutropenic sepsis. Confusion arose following contradiction of medical records – with nurses’ notes showing treatment […]
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Japanese Knotweed – Understanding The Risks

The effects of the plant known as Japanese Knotweed on property are well known amongst Conveyancers and Surveyors.  It can impact upon the saleability of a property and its presence can influence a lender’s decision even if the plant is seemingly away from the boundary.  It is difficult to eradicate and  its complicated root structures […]
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Cancer Strategy could save lives

The Health Watchdog NICE says about 5000 lives could be saved in England each year if GPs follow new guidelines on cancer diagnosis.  The new guidelines make wide ranging changes focusing on key symptoms and NICE say that all GPs should be able to order cancer tests direct without waiting for an appointment with a […]
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Land Registry Property Alert System

Nine months ago the Land Registry launched a property alert service.  Approximately 12,000 people have signed up to the service which allows property owners and professionals to receive alerts on a property when any conveyancing activity occurs. The service is free of charge and was introduced to help in the prevention of property fraud.  It […]
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