The Lure of Overseas Medical Treatment

Medical Tourism is a growing phenomenon. Overseas travel is widely affordable: boarding a brightly coloured airline bound for the fringes of Europe is the work of a weekend, and, as consumers become more accustomed to travel, individuals are increasingly being seduced by lower prices for medical procedures at foreign clinics. It is difficult to get…

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Rad Hamed: Club cardiologist and an avoidable tragedy

Club, Cardiologist and an Avoidable Tragedy – the Rad Hamed case An article I wrote in March 2015 for PI Brief on this tragic case involving the failure of cardiac testing in a promising young footballer. The 2015 High Court judgment in favour of Rad Hamed, the ‘extremely gifted and dedicated’ young footballer who suffered…

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