Spire Parkway Hospital recall patients.
Yet another scandal hits Spire Parkway Hospital in Solihull. This time relating to a shoulder surgeon.
News is emerging of another patient recall by Shire Parkway Hospital over concerns as to the actions of a surgeon. Over the weekend the press have reported on the recall of 217 patients of consultant orthopaedic surgeon Habib Rahman. Mr Rahman’s practising privileges at Spire Parkway Hospital were initially restricted but have now been completely withdrawn. He does however continue to practice at University Hospital Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust, but subject to interim restrictions.
The news of this latest recall of patients by Spire Parkway comes on the eve of publication of the findings of an independent enquiry into disgraced breast surgeon Ian Paterson. Regular readers of the Penmans’ blogs will no doubt recall that we were heavily involved in cases involving Mr Paterson.
Whilst the recall of patients by Spire Parkway is welcome its leaves many answered questions. Patients subject to the recall are being offered consultations with independent surgeons to assess their recovery. The recall is however limited to those patients who underwent shoulder surgery and at this stage we don’t know whether this is all patients who had surgery or merely a selected group.
The NHS trust has said that it is not presently their intention to recall any of their patients.
There will clearly be significant concerns about the recall of patients; and whether further groups need to be recalled.
Anybody who is concerned that they may have been affected by the issues that are emerging should feel free to contact us for independent advice
024 7622 6575
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