Author Archives: Daphne Havercroft

An NHS Manager Misdiagnosed

Bristol Histopathology Editor’s Note: This story comes from the husband of a woman who died of breast cancer, after an avoidable error with a pathology slide.  As told to Local Authority Councillors of Bristol, North Somerset and South Gloucestershire. Jane … Continue reading

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A Medical Director Decides Not To Double Report For Breast Cancer

Bristol Histopathology If a doctor tells you that you might have cancer and that you ought to have a biopsy, the tissue is then examined and tested by a pathologist for cancer. It’s important that the pathologists get it right. … Continue reading

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A Tale of Two Deborahs

Bristol Histopathology Editor’s Note:  This is the history of exposing what happened at Bristol for gynaecological patients who were misdiagnosed.  We provide all evidence and allow readers to judge for themselves.  We welcome comments from the primary care trust on … Continue reading

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Catherine Calland’s Story and Bristol Histopathology

On Tuesday 19th July 2011, Catherine Calland, one of the victims of the Bristol Histopathology misdiagnoses gave this powerful presentation to Bristol Health and Adult Social Care Scrutiny Commission. Her story also featured in the Bristol Evening Post 20th July … Continue reading

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The Bristol Council Committee

“Overall there is no evidence to lead us to believe that the (UH Bristol histopathology) department provides anything other than a safe service” – The Inquiry. Analysis of the Bristol Histopathology Inquiry Report and the Sheffield/Burton table belie the above … Continue reading

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