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DVT Causes Another Death

I was very upset this week to hear of another death caused by deep vein thrombosis (DVT).  Alison Taylor who was only 29 years old was referred to her local hospital in Leicester with a suspected DVT following the birth of her daughter. She was admitted with a swollen leg, but she couldn’t have an ultrasound scan because these scans were not available on the maternity ward at weekends. Had she been seen in the casualty department, she probably would have had a scan straight away.  Sadly, she … Continue reading »