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Legal Advice for people affected by NHS breast screening errors

There has recently been an announcement that up to 270 women in England could have died as a result of an IT error in the NHS screening programme. It was reported that this error was only picked up following an update to the computer systems. Hodge Jones & Allen are investigating the possibility of fighting for fair compensation for those affected. Our specialist medical negligence solicitors are looking into this and work on a No Win No Fee basis. If you have been affected please call 0800 437 0322 or contact us online.

Who is affected by the NHS breast cancer screening errors?

Jeremy Hunt addressed parliament on 2nd May 2018 to announce that 450,000 women aged 68-71 did not get final invitations to breast cancer screenings since 2009.

He suggested that around 135 and 270 women may have had their lives shortened as a result of this error. In addition, there may be thousands more who have had cancer which has been undiagnosed and untreated.

What should you do if you have been affected?

Firstly those who would like to understand how they can book a screening should contact the dedicated national NHS helpline on 0800 169 2692 or go to the NHS Choices Website for further information.

If you would like us to provide you legal advice and guidance and seek financial compensation on your behalf you can contact one of our dedicated medical negligence solicitors on 0800 437 0322 or request a call back online. Our team of solicitors work on a No Win No Fee basis so there is no financial risk to you.

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Our team work on behalf of thousands of individuals who have been affected by clinical negligence and will handle your case with the utmost sensitivity and confidentiality. You can contact us for free advice to let you know where you stand.

Our Medical Negligence Solicitors are backed by four decades of experience. Our legal practice and team of London Solicitors have a strong track record of achieving favourable client outcomes. For expert legal advice use our contact form or call us on 0800 437 0322 today.

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