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AMPUTATIONS: Prosthetic provisions

30 August 2017  

Jamie Gillespie shares his experiences of trends related to lower limb amputation within the UK and relevant issues when considering this head of damage

An amputation or loss of a limb can occur through trauma, clinical negligence, misdiagnosis or lack of safety precautions. This can have a life-changing effect on a person’s life and prosthetic rehabilitation can be an important part of the recovery process. In this article I provide an overview of prosthetic clinical services within the UK and issues that are relevant when including this head of damage as part of a special damages claim.

Last modified on 30 August 2017