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Synclair v East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust

Court of Appeal
Year of publication
The claimant suffered problems problems with a stoma and brought a claim in negligence against the respondents, claiming: (1) that the operation was performed in the wrong way; and (2) that the claimant was discharged despite being in pain and having clear discolouration of the stoma. The first claim was dismissed, the judge holding that the operation carried risks to which the claimant had consented and had been properly carried out. The claimant succeeded on the second claim. The hospital appealed on the grounds that the judge had wrongly dismissed the hospital notes on the morning of the discharge as being inaccurate. The Court of Appeal held that on the totality of the evidence, including previous notes, the judge was entitled to find as he did, preferring the claimant's evidence to that in the notes.
Date added
Created by
David Brunt
Published by
Current Awareness Service for Health