20 September 2011
Iona Millais praises the seperation of Sudanese conjoined twins at Great Ormond Street Hospital
As a Clinical Negligence lawyer it is easy to become cynical about our Country's healthcare system.
However, one can only marvel at the medical team who successfully separated Sudanese conjoined twins at Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children. The girls were born with the tops of their skulls fused together. A team of 25 surgeons and nurses worked in shifts to separate the infants' skulls and shared blood vessels
The operation was funded by charity, Facing the World, which receives donations from members of the public.
It is heartening that the UK is at the frontier of medical advancement and can offer the facilities and skills to allow such complex and risky surgeries to be attempted.Iona Millais is a solicitor specialising in clinical negligence. If you or a member of your family have a clinical negligence enquiry please call our expert clinical negligence solicitors on 0800 916 9049, fill in our short online claim form or email email@example.com and one of our specialist clinical negligence team will be in touch.