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AvMA 40th Anniversary Gala Celebration
05Dec

AvMA 40th Anniversary Gala Celebration

The evening of Friday 2nd December 2022 was a wonderful celebration of 40 years of AvMA. It was…

JMW Charity Lunch
14Nov

JMW Charity Lunch

Last Friday I was delighted to attend a fabulous charity lunch at Gusto in Manchester. A tasty lunch…

Dr Henry Marsh… And Finally
10Oct

Dr Henry Marsh… And Finally

I attended a fascinating talk by Dr Henry Marsh (on live link from Lviv in Ukraine) at the…

APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2022
26Sep

APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2022

It was great to be back at the picturesque Celtic Manor for the annual APIL Clinical Negligence conference.…

MRC offices will be closed on Monday 19th September
13Sep

MRC offices will be closed on Monday 19th September

It is a hugely sad time for our country and the world. Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II has…

Anthony Collins Solicitors incorporating Jobling Gowler Solicitors
09Sep

Anthony Collins Solicitors incorporating Jobling Gowler Solicitors

I was delighted to be invited to the drinks evening last night to celebrate the merging of two specialist…

First ever Patient Safety Commissioner appointed
12Jul

First ever Patient Safety Commissioner appointed

The Health and Social Care Secretary Steve Barclay has today appointed Dr Henrietta Hughes OBE as the first…

MRC volunteer at CAFTfest 2022
06Jul

MRC volunteer at CAFTfest 2022

MRC have been supporting CAFT (The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust) for many years now. They are a charity…

MRC Team Meeting
07Jun

MRC Team Meeting

Our multi-talented Head of Operations, Rhys Davies, baked a beautiful raspberry cake for everyone to enjoy after the…

PAGE attend the AvMA 40th anniversary dinner in Bristol
27May

PAGE attend the AvMA 40th anniversary dinner in Bristol

PAGE (Pagination Accreditation Group of Experts) were delighted to attend the AvMA 40th anniversary dinner in Bristol last…

Huge Milestone!
26May

Huge Milestone!

MRC is excited to announce that a huge milestone has been reached. Thanks to our valued and loyal…

MRC at the AvMA Conference
28Mar

MRC at the AvMA Conference

MRC were delighted to be back in Leeds exhibiting at the 32nd AvMA Clinical Negligence Conference. Unfortunately, due…

Christmas at CAFT
21Jan

Christmas at CAFT

MRC were delighted to again offer their support to this charity very close to their hearts. In the…

APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2021
27Sep

APIL Clinical Negligence Conference 2021

It was great to be back at Celtic Manor exhibiting at the APIL Clinical Negligence Conference last week.…

CAFTFest2021
02Aug

CAFTFest2021

For a number of years MRC have supported The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT). This charity set in…

Essential Medicine for Lawyers
06Jul

Essential Medicine for Lawyers

Last week our nurses attended the online conference ‘Essential Medicine for Lawyers’. This was organised by AvMA, so a…

Welcome aboard!
26Apr

Welcome aboard!

As well as the huge transformations to everyone’s lives over the last 12 months, MRC has had their…

Easter at CAFT
02Apr

Easter at CAFT

The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT) is a local charity for terminally ill, disabled and disadvantaged children in…

A sad goodbye to Sheila and Howell
12Feb

A sad goodbye to Sheila and Howell

MRC have recently said goodbye to two hugely valued members of our team… Sheila joined me over 10…

Happy Christmas
23Dec

Happy Christmas

In order that our staff enjoy a well-earned break with their families, we will be closing at 2pm…

Some early Christmas joy!
01Dec

Some early Christmas joy!

MRC are delighted to once again be supporting the wonderful CAFT. The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT) is…

From surviving to thriving
19Nov

From surviving to thriving

Yesterday I had the pleasure of ‘attending’ the SafetyCulture Summit 2020. This was a virtual event for leaders…

Goodbye Lahra
12Nov

Goodbye Lahra

All of us at MRC are very sad to be saying goodbye to Lahra, our Head of Operations.…

MRC welcomes a new Head of Operations
11Nov

MRC welcomes a new Head of Operations

Lahra Tyndall, our current Head of Operations, will be leaving MRC at the end of this week. Lahra…

Grief in the Workplace
17Aug

Grief in the Workplace

It’s been nearly six years since I lost my husband to suicide. It feels like far less time…

MRC and COVID-19
03Aug

MRC and COVID-19

We hope that you and your families remain well, and that you – like us – are gradually…

Accuracy and Legibility of Healthcare Records
22Jul

Accuracy and Legibility of Healthcare Records

It’s probably fair to say that anyone who has professional dealings with patients, service users, clients or their…

MRC and COVID-19
18May

MRC and COVID-19

Please be assured that we are open and fully available to work on both your existing cases and…

MRC and COVID-19
25Mar

MRC and COVID-19

Medical Record Collation are firmly committed to delivering our services to the highest possible standard, without putting the…

100 years of Women in Law
21Nov

100 years of Women in Law

Last night I was lucky enough to attend an event to mark 100 years of Women in Law.…

Who wants to be a millionaire…?
23Oct

Who wants to be a millionaire…?

There has been a lot of excitement in the office this week as Howell, one of our drivers,…

Dawn Walk
19Sep

Dawn Walk

As some of you will have read, the team at MRC got up extra early last Tuesday morning…

SCIL Conference 2019
25Mar

SCIL Conference 2019

It’s always important to try to lift your gaze from the day-to-day, and keep an eye on the…

Experts and Lawyers Working Better Together
24Jan

Experts and Lawyers Working Better Together

Last night I attended the conference “Experts and Lawyers – Working Better Together” run jointly by AvMA and…

Patient Safety Learning Conference 2018
05Oct

Patient Safety Learning Conference 2018

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the inaugural Patient Safety Learning Conference at The King’s Fund…

MRC Indian Summer Bash
20Sep

MRC Indian Summer Bash

MRC held their annual gathering for staff and sub-contractors last weekend and were blessed with continuing good weather.…

​We’ve moved!
24Jul

​We’ve moved!

As many of you will know, it’s been an extremely busy time for MRC. As our clients send…

It’s all going swimmingly
10Jul

It’s all going swimmingly

It’s been an extremely busy few months for MRC, and we’ve been working flat out trying to meet…

A Tale of a Prescription
19Jun

A Tale of a Prescription

It was one of those days that I really dislike.  A busy Monday in winter and I was…

SCIL EXPO 2018
28Mar

SCIL EXPO 2018

Last week I was lucky enough to go along to the 2018 SCIL Expo at the NEC in…

The Clinical Negligence Debate #2
01Mar

The Clinical Negligence Debate #2

On Wednesday, after trudging through the snow, I attended The Clinical Negligence Debate at The Midland Hotel in…

Happy Christmas
22Dec

Happy Christmas

When Albert Einstein eventually unveiled his General Theory of Relativity he concluded that gravity was not a force…

A few new faces at MRC
20Sep

A few new faces at MRC

The summer is now nothing more than a distant memory as we prepare to hunker down and hibernate…

Manc Musings – Dragging the past back to the future?
02Aug

Manc Musings – Dragging the past back to the future?

Over the past few weeks Manchester has been treated to a whole smorgasbord of arts, music and culture…

What’s going on at MRC?
26Jul

What’s going on at MRC?

There are a few things going on here at MRC that we would like to keep you updated…

Armouries, AvMA and a gin hamper
12Jul

Armouries, AvMA and a gin hamper

Sooty and Sweep. Jelly Tots. The longest unventilated road tunnel in the whole of Europe. What magical land…

Three Peaks Challenge
21Jun

Three Peaks Challenge

On the 13th of May, Dawn Thornton, one of our long standing collators, and a band of intrepid…

Keep calm and blunder on
08Jun

Keep calm and blunder on

The run up to the 2017 General Election has been more frenzied and dogged than almost any in…

Huffing, puffin’ and brake fluid
12May

Huffing, puffin’ and brake fluid

Last weekend saw the advent of the annual ‘Heels-on-Wheels’ cycle trip. This year we were going to traverse…

The Glasgow Coma Scale
10May

The Glasgow Coma Scale

If films and TV were anything to go by then unconsciousness is pretty much an on/off state. James…

The Great British National Easter Egg Trust Debacle
13Apr

The Great British National Easter Egg Trust Debacle

The National Trust has found itself in hot water over the apparent decision to drop the word “Easter”…

Happy 9th Birthday to MRC!
03Apr

Happy 9th Birthday to MRC!

When I first started MRC in my back bedroom you could count the number of other firms who…

NHS Blunder
23Mar

NHS Blunder

A couple of weeks ago the NHS found itself at the centre of yet another scandal involving patient…

A blistering encounter over a Contraceptive
16Mar

A blistering encounter over a Contraceptive

I wasn’t ready for it. A very irate mother, slapping her 15 year old daughter’s prescription for Microgynon…

SCIL Conference 2017
14Mar

SCIL Conference 2017

On the first of this month MRC had the pleasure of exhibiting for the second time at the…

CBIT Love Quiz
17Feb

CBIT Love Quiz

If you’re in a relationship then Valentine’s Day can be an opportunity to showcase just how much of…

Searching for a heart of gold
14Feb

Searching for a heart of gold

Working in the field of clinical negligence it exposes us to the many situations where patients are let…

AvMA Law Practice & Procedure Talk 2017
08Feb

AvMA Law Practice & Procedure Talk 2017

Last week I was delighted to give a talk at the AvMA Practice & Procedure Course in Birmingham. Like…

A Valentine’s Card Rings Alarm Bells
07Feb

A Valentine’s Card Rings Alarm Bells

“The rose is red, the violet’s blue, The honey’s sweet, and so are you. Thou art my love…

Gore never changes
19Jan

Gore never changes

I was fortunate in the very busy weeks leading up to Christmas to get a weekend free with…

A Gift from an old party roisterer
10Jan

A Gift from an old party roisterer

Some years ago I received a cheque for £1000, from a patient, to be shared; doctors, practice nurses,…

2016 Round Up
04Jan

2016 Round Up

2016 has seen MRC take on its fair share of ups and downs, looking back across the whole…

Lalley Toy Appeal
13Dec

Lalley Toy Appeal

I was recently invited to a ‘Stella & Dot’ jewellery party with accompanying toy donation and raffle at…

Manc Musings: To market, to market, to eat like a pig
07Dec

Manc Musings: To market, to market, to eat like a pig

Depending on your point of view, or festive temperament, the onset of December is met either with a…

Fresh faces at MRC
06Dec

Fresh faces at MRC

As the pace of work has remained optimistically relentless throughout the year we took the decision to expand…

UK adult male suicides rising
09Nov

UK adult male suicides rising

I’d known Paul for a number of years, a hard working doctor with extensive experience in the Armed…

Medical jargon mystery solved…
13Oct

Medical jargon mystery solved…

Have you ever looked through your client’s medical case notes and, even if you can decipher the handwriting,…

We asked and you told us…
16Aug

We asked and you told us…

Having recently exhibited at both the SCIL and AvMA Clinical Negligence Conferences, we took the somewhat unusual step…

AvMA Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2016
29Jun

AvMA Annual Clinical Negligence Conference 2016

MRC are very excited to be exhibiting again at this years conference in Brighton. It is a great opportunity for…

What you don’t know about Medical Records may hurt you
28Jun

What you don’t know about Medical Records may hurt you

As we prepare for the 2016 AvMA (Action against Medical Accidents) Annual Clinical Negligence Conference it seems a…

Another dentist joins the team
15Jun

Another dentist joins the team

We thought today, June 15th (‘National Smile Power Day’), was a very appropriate one on which to welcome…

Heels-on-Wheels complete the challenge!
06Jun

Heels-on-Wheels complete the challenge!

As this photograph shows, we all arrived safely in Abersoch in glorious sunshine after completing our 218 km…

Confidentiality is central to trust between doctors and patients Part 2
05May

Confidentiality is central to trust between doctors and patients Part 2

After this the consultation got a bit difficult. Peter didn’t like my suggestion that he should inform all…

SIA Cycle Ride to Abersoch
03May

SIA Cycle Ride to Abersoch

The week has finally arrived and plans have changed, I was originally going to be setting off this…

MRC at SCIL 2016
21Apr

MRC at SCIL 2016

After attending the SCIL conference in 2015 as a delegate, I thought this year would be a great…

Confidentiality is central to trust between doctors and patients Part 1
20Apr

Confidentiality is central to trust between doctors and patients Part 1

I’d not seen Peter before. He worked as a carer for young adults with learning disabilities. Like many…

Happy Birthday!
31Mar

Happy Birthday!

This week is a very special time for MRC, not only are we celebrating our 8th birthday but…

Happy Easter
24Mar

Happy Easter

Who’s looking forward to the long Easter weekend? Despite the weather forecast, we at MRC are all ready…

NMC Revalidation
16Mar

NMC Revalidation

“Revalidation is about promoting good practice across the whole population of nurses and midwives” – NMC (Nursing &…

An Apology
15Mar

An Apology

I visited a long standing patient of mine, with some trepidation. I was met at the door by…

There by the grace of God
17Feb

There by the grace of God

Several years ago I was on call on a Sunday morning. For once, it was really quiet and…

Welcome to our new website
08Feb

Welcome to our new website

We are delighted to announce the launch of our new website. So what’s new? We hope you agree that…

“Navigating your way through important sources of evidence”
29Jan

“Navigating your way through important sources of evidence”

This was the title of the presentation I had been asked to deliver at the AvMA Law Practice…

The important stuff
15Jan

The important stuff

Study day at home and it’s that time of year for appraisal, with the added spice of the…

Looking back at 2015
22Dec

Looking back at 2015

2015 has been an exciting and very busy year for MRC. It hasn’t been without its challenges, particularly…

“Black Box Thinking”
07Oct

“Black Box Thinking”

At the Cheltenham Literary Festival last weekend I was very lucky to meet Matthew Syed, a Journalist and Author who…

MRC photographic shoot
15Sep

MRC photographic shoot

Yesterday our offices were transformed into a photographic studio by Paul Worpole who spent half a day with us…

We did it!
02Jul

We did it!

Last week saw Medical Record Collation exhibit for the first time at the annual AvMA Clinical Negligence Conference.…

A bit of relaxation in the run up to the AvMA conference
23Jun

A bit of relaxation in the run up to the AvMA conference

Baking can be a great stress reliever and so can biscuit decoration! So what better way to spend…

New additions to the team

MRC are very happy to welcome Peter (& Toby the dog) to the team. Peter has an avid…

Brain surgery under the stairs
18May

Brain surgery under the stairs

Dunham Massey Hall is situated in a beautiful deer park 2 miles from our office and in the…

Walkies?
27Apr

Walkies?

We have an “after work, whoever is around” friends walking group and find it is a perfect way to…

Anyone can make a difference; no matter how small
07Apr

Anyone can make a difference; no matter how small

The Children’s Adventure Farm Trust (CAFT) are a local charity who do an incredible job looking after terminally ill,…