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217 Patients of Habib Rahman at Spire Healthcare Recalled Over Unnecessary Surgery Concerns

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SPIRE HOSPITAL (SOLIHULL) RECALL INITIATED AFTER FEARS PATIENTS MAY HAVE HAD UNNECESSARY OPERATIONS

HABIB RAHMAN UNDER INVESTIGATION BY GENERAL MEDICAL COUNCIL BUT CONTINUES TO PRACTICE

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Spire Hospital Recall Triggered

Spire Healthcare has been forced to recall hundreds of patients for follow-up care and advice over fears that unnecessary surgery may have been carried out at Solihull’s Spire Parkway Hospital.

It has emerged that at least one patient had two unnecessary shoulder operations conducted by Mr Habib Rahman, and at least 217 patients who were under the care of the orthopaedic surgeon have been contacted.

It is understood that the recall is focused on patients who have undergone shoulder manipulation surgery under general anaesthetic. They are being offered a consultation to review treatment they have received to identify if there is anything to be concerned about.

Despite Mr Rahman being under investigation by the General Medical Council (GMC), it is understood that he continues to work at University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust. He is said to be continuing to practice under supervision and certain restrictions.

A Royal College of Surgeons investigation that was completed in August 2019 is understood to have triggered the recall. If it emerges that many more patients have undergone unnecessary and / or negligent treatment, action must be taken.

Advice For Patients

Former patients of Habib Rahman are being contracted by Spire Healthcare with offers for follow-up consultations to identify if anything is amiss.

Patients should take up the recall offer and follow any medical advice provided.

Although we understand that your faith in the hospital may have been harmed, it is important for patients to be independently assessed. Although we cannot know for certain at this stage, it may be that you require immediate action or corrective treatment that should be undertaken as soon as is reasonably possible.

We encourage anyone with concerns to contact Spire for medical advice. For legal advice, we are here to help you now.

Compensation

If you have been contacted as part of the Spire Hospital recall, you may be entitled to make a claim for personal injury compensation. If it transpires that you have received unnecessary or negligent care, a claim could be pursued against both Habib Rahman and against Spire Healthcare.

You can speak to our team between 9am and 10pm on most weekdays, and 9am to 5pm on weekend, for free, no-obligation advice on a confidential basis. If we can help you, we can offer No Win, No Fee representation, and you have the option to initiate a case in one simple phone call.

As a law firm, we focus on, and specialise in, complex and serious legal cases, and medical negligence matters commonly fall into this category. We have represented many clients affected by similar issues, which includes patients claiming for vaginal mesh and hernia mesh procedures, and for defective metal-on-metal hip implants.

To date, we have also recovered over £1.3m for women affected by the PIP Breast Implant Scandal, many of whom were forced to undergo painful and invasive revision surgery to remove potentially dangerous silicon from their bodies.

A Second Scandal: Not The First Spire Hospital Recall

The recall for patients of Habib Rahman is not the first scandal to hit Spire Healthcare.

Breast surgeon Ian Paterson, who was jailed for 20 years in 2017 after he had carried out unnecessary procedures on hundreds of patients, had also worked at Spire Parkway. He was convicted at Nottingham Crown Court on 17 counts of wounding with intent, having carried out extensive procedures, life-changing procedures without any sound medical reason to do so.

It is particularly concerning to see two recalls for unnecessary operations with two surgeons employed at the same hospital. This suggests that there is a deeper problem, and action must be taken to ensure that no more patients are at risk of harm.

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