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General practitioners (GPs) are for most people the first port of call when they are unwell or injured. GPs see a huge range of patients and cannot be expected to be experts in all areas. However, they have to be able to treat patients to a reasonable standard, and if they lack the expertise, to refer them on to appropriate specialists.

Care provided in the community also comes from district nurses, midwives and therapists, such as physiotherapists.

Claims against GPs and other community providers often arise as a result of a delay in diagnosis, or a failure to refer a patient to a specialist. Not getting the right diagnosis or treatment can have severe consequences and can result in a worsening of the condition and further injury.

If you have concerns about the treatment you have received, contact one of our solicitors, who can help you to find out what has happened and whether you may have a clinical negligence claim.

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Kiran Jalota
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Kiran's role is to recover necessary compensation for victims of negligence who have suffered physical and/or psychological injury & other consequential loss. Read more

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Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

With effect from Thursday 5th November 2020

Please be assured that during the month long national lockdown, effective from Thurs 5th November, all of our offices remain open for business and staff will be available to assist from 9.00am – 5.30pm.

All existing clients can get in touch with the member of staff assisting them directly via phone or email and any new clients can get in touch via email: enquiries@alsterskelley.com or telephone any one of our offices: Leamington Spa 01926 356000, Coventry 02477 710200, Nuneaton 02477 710000 or Southam 01926 359355

If it is essential for you to visit one of our offices this must be by prior appointment only, in order to safeguard everyone.

Stay safe and we look forward to seeing you soon.

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