Miles McCollum

Paralegal
Medical Negligence

  • Stephanie has developed a particularly strong reputation for her handling of birth injury claims, as well as cases concerning surgical negligence and delays in surgery.

    Chambers UK

  • "An excellent firm which achieves fantastic outcomes for clients."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie Prior takes on complex cases and gets excellent results. She has a background in medicine which serves her clients well and is a realistic but tough litigator."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie Prior is hugely dedicated, adored by her clients, tenacious, efficient and extremely knowledgeable."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie Prior is very good with troubled clients and is easily able to make them feel at ease."

    Legal 500 2021

  • "Stephanie shows sensitivity and deals with things in an understanding way."

    Chambers UK 2021

  • Osbornes provides a very intimate and personal client service which is increasingly rare in this sector.

    Legal 500 2020 - Clinical Negligence

  • The lawyers in the team are highly experienced and will drive cases very hard on behalf of their clients.

    Legal 500 2020 - Clinical Negligence

  • "Stephanie Prior has a realistic attitude to the complexities of the cases. She wins the trust of her clients and goes the extra mile to ensure they get the best outcomes."

    Legal 500 2020 - Stephanie Prior

  • "Stephanie Prior... manages a varied caseload, including obstetric claims, child and adult brain injury cases and fatal and non-fatal spinal cord injury cases."

    Chambers UK

  • "Stephanie is experienced, knowledgeable of all aspects of clinical negligence work, and strategic in running cases."

    Chambers UK

  • "The team were extremely professional in putting my needs first. There was a joined-up approach to catering for the client, and all lawyers involved were briefed and constructive."

    Chambers UK

  • Stephanie Prior is always very professional and kind. Highly recommended.

    Medical Negligence Client

  • Quite simply excellent, with a highly competent and well-rounded team. They understand complex medical litigation and have been our lifesavers, and we will always owe them our immense gratitude.

    Medical Negligence Client

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  1. 9.11.2022

    Transfer time from ambulance to A&E causing...

    The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) have identified that patients may come into risk of harm whilst waiting in ambulances...

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  2. 9.11.2022

    Breast cancer screening mammograms and negligence

    Breast cancer screening has improved significantly in the UK due to research bettering the understanding of this terrible disease, which...

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  3. 28.9.2022

    Women more likely to have symptoms ignored by...

    An increasing number of women in the UK feel brushed off by GPs when presenting with real symptoms, with many...

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  4. 21.9.2022

    Are maternity services safe? – Part 2

    In April last year I wrote a piece about government setting up a taskforce to look into why there are...

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  5. 8.9.2022

    Poor interpretation of CTG can result in stillbirth...

    Poor interpretation of a Cardiotocograph, more commonly known as a CTG, is a leading cause of stillbirth and brain injuries...

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  6. 9.8.2022

    New interactive rating tool reveals NHS wait times...

    Amidst record-breaking heatwaves and a lengthy patient waiting list due to COVID backlogs, it is not surprising that this summer...

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  7. 14.7.2022

    Insulin overdose in hospitals due to limited staff...

    A century ago, insulin was first used to treat a 14-year-old boy dying of type 1 diabetes A hundred years later,...

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  8. 6.7.2022

    NHS aims to reduce waiting times with Elective...

    The NHS recently recorded their waiting list to be at 6.5 million, a record high. Much of this backlog is due...

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  9. 29.6.2022

    Nottingham Maternity: Donna Ockenden to Chair Independent Inquiry

    An interim report on the state of maternity services at Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has just been released. However,...

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  10. 28.4.2022

    Calls for Public Inquiry into Vaginal Mesh Surgery

    A leading professor from the University of Oxford has called for a public inquiry into the use of vaginal mesh...

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    11.4.2022

    Late Cancer Diagnosis Crisis Within NHS

    The Health and Social Care Committee recently released a 52-page report on cancer services, expanding on the crisis in England (...

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  12. 6.4.2022

    Stephanie Prior Comments on the Ockenden ‘Maternity Scandal’...

    Following the publication of the Ockenden Report, an independent review of maternity services at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust,...

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    5.4.2022

    NHS Gynaecology waiting lists rise due to coronavirus

    It has been reported today in the press that as a consequence of the coronavirus pandemic, gynaecology waiting lists in...

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  14. 23.2.2022

    Record high waiting lists put cancer patient lives...

    In early January 2022 there were nearly six million people in England waiting for routine operations and treatment: a record high....

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  15. Neglijenta medicala spital din UK
    23.2.2022

    Women from ethnic minorities experience worse maternity care

    It has been reported today that the government has set up a new task force to look into why there...

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    17.2.2022

    999 Call Handlers Maternity Instructions Report

    HSIB Report on Maternity Pre-arrival Instructions from 999 Call Handlers The Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (“HSIB”) investigate NHS maternity incidents that...

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  17. 18.1.2022

    Basildon hospital maternity unit still needs improvements

    A Channel 4 News investigation into the maternity scandal at Basildon Hospital, which is part of the Mid & South Essex...

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  18. 13.1.2022

    Court of Appeal Judgement on Secondary Victim Cases

    Judgment was today handed down by the Court of Appeal in the cases of Paul v Royal Wolverhampton NHS Foundation...

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    15.12.2021

    Vaccine Related Blood Clots And Delays in Diagnosis

    Deep Vein Thrombosis, Pulmonary Embolism and Vaccine Induced Blood Clots The worldwide COVID-19 immunisation programme has been in full swing...

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  20. 23.11.2021

    Longer wait for ambulances endangering lives

    According to recent NHS figures, in October this year patients in England who were presenting with potential heart attacks or...

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  21. 18.11.2021

    How do I obtain my GP medical records...

    If you want to obtain copies of your medical records from your GP or the hospital where you have been...

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  22. 17.11.2021

    The effect of the pandemic on GP consultations

    Remote appointments have been one of the measures adopted by GP Practices in the UK throughout the COVID-19 pandemic.  It...

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  23. 17.11.2021

    NICE revises guidelines on Induced labour

    Most babies are born naturally at around 40 weeks gestation. However, some pregnancies continue for longer. According to data from the...

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  24. 12.11.2021

    Preventing diagnosis delays of lung cancer

    Lung cancer is one of the most common and serious types of cancer – sadly, it is often incurable. In common...

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    Medical Negligence Accreditations

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