In what sense
My sister had a mastectomy last year and had temporary implants. The consultant advised these would only be implaneted for a year so that the muscles would stretch ready for more permanent implants. Just about a month ago she had another op to have the other implants inserted and during the procedure she was burnt by the registrar leaving her with a burn which had to be stitched which has resulted in a permanent scar. But also she has been suffering dreadfully from back pain. When she had her follow up appointment with the consultant and mentioned both her back pain and her burn the consultant advised her that the registrar in the process of stemming the blood from the operation had missed and caught skin hence the stitches to prevent infection, but made no further attempt of any apology. With regards ***** ***** back issue she has been told that this is down to the original implants that have affected her rib cage structure and straightened them out. She has been told although extremely rare she will have to get used to the new shape and her back will need to compensate for this. She is a hairdresser and doesnt know how she will cope being back at work as standing up for more than an hour or so causes her back pain. They have told her that her ribs will not go back to the original shape. Having spoken to a number of people the general consensus is that A the burn is unacceptable and has caused her more scarring and a lengthier healing process. But the back issue is her main cause of concern as she is worried about being able to ever work again. Is there a case for any of this.
No who would she need to contact would her GP be able to give advice.
What person would be deemed this expert does it need to be another surgeon or could her GP verify
But how would she get the ball rolling to begin with what is her first course of action.
Does she need to see someone specialist or would any solicitor take this on.