Thursday, 9 September 2010

Father-of-four left disabled after blundering NHS fails to remove brain tumour which grew to the size of a lemon for four years

A father-of-four was left permanently disabled after doctors failed to diagnose a brain tumour which grew to the size of a large lemon for four years.

Former church minister Adrian Underwood was told he was suffering from migraines when he first complained of severe headaches and weakness on his left side.

But though a CT brain scan later revealed a tumour on the right-hand side of his brain, it was left untreated because a senior consultant failed to check the results.

Today the 42-year-old received a substantial out of court settlement after Nottingham University Hospitals NHS trust admitted liability - nearly a decade later.


Read more: Daily Wail

3 comments:

Mark Wadsworth said...

Oops, double post. I wondered how that picture got there!

Freewoman of England said...

Great minds think alike at the same time...

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