For a five minute break in your busy day why don’t you take a look at our latest news, updates and short articles of interest …

MRC and COVID-19

MRC and COVID-19

We hope that you and your families remain well, and that you - like us - are gradually and safely returning to some degree of normality. Whilst most members of our team are currently subject to the local restrictions imposed in Greater Manchester on Friday night, we...

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MRC and COVID-19

MRC and COVID-19

Please be assured that we are open and fully available to work on both your existing cases and any new instructions. Medical Record Collation remain firmly committed to delivering our services to the highest possible standard, without putting the health and wellbeing...

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MRC and COVID-19

MRC and COVID-19

Medical Record Collation are firmly committed to delivering our services to the highest possible standard, without putting the health and wellbeing of our colleagues, clients or suppliers at risk. At this time of ongoing uncertainty over the COVID-19 pandemic, we...

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100 years of Women in Law

100 years of Women in Law

Last night I was lucky enough to attend an event to mark 100 years of Women in Law. Gunnercooke welcomed lawyers from around Manchester to their King Street offices for an evening of celebration. In their words, “Happily, in the years that have passed since female...

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Who wants to be a millionaire…?

Who wants to be a millionaire…?

There has been a lot of excitement in the office this week as Howell, one of our drivers, explains: "On Sunday night I was knowledgeable enough to win £250,000 on Who Wants to Be a Millionaire (or WWTBAM which I now realise is the acronym for the show). I say...

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Dawn Walk

Dawn Walk

As some of you will have read, the team at MRC got up extra early last Tuesday morning to raise money for a very worthwhile cause. We completed a dawn walk for Maytree Respite Centre - a safe house for people in suicidal crisis. The charity currently has a house in...

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SCIL Conference 2019

SCIL Conference 2019

It’s always important to try to lift your gaze from the day-to-day, and keep an eye on the bigger picture. In our line of work, this can mean trying to put aside the ever-important minutiae of individual cases to focus on why we do what we do, and what our clients...

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Experts and Lawyers Working Better Together

Experts and Lawyers Working Better Together

Last night I attended the conference “Experts and Lawyers – Working Better Together” run jointly by AvMA and Irwin Mitchell in Leeds. A big thank you to the organisers and speakers. It was a very informative and interesting evening focusing on the importance of...

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Patient Safety Learning Conference 2018

Patient Safety Learning Conference 2018

Last week I was lucky enough to attend the inaugural Patient Safety Learning Conference at The King’s Fund in London. Patient Safety Learning is an organisation borne a year ago, out of the frustration of seeing the same themes emerge time and again in healthcare...

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MRC Indian Summer Bash

MRC Indian Summer Bash

MRC held their annual gathering for staff and sub-contractors last weekend and were blessed with continuing good weather. The original ‘Save the Date’ was for a day in May that then turned out to be the Royal Wedding and the FA Cup Final! Anyway, after a blistering...

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​We’ve moved!

​We’ve moved!

As many of you will know, it’s been an extremely busy time for MRC. As our clients send us more work and recommend us (thank you for both!), the need for more space and more staff has become pressing. So we’ve taken on larger premises. The good news for you, our...

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It’s all going swimmingly

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 the upsurge in demand that many of our clients are experiencing. But Sally and I decided, in spite of this, to attend AvMA’s 30th Annual Clinical Negligence Conference in...

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The Clinical Negligence Debate #2

The Clinical Negligence Debate #2

On Wednesday, after trudging through the snow, I attended The Clinical Negligence Debate at The Midland Hotel in Manchester. The event was chaired by Simon Readhead QC and brought together a line-up of expert speakers from the legal and medical worlds. The key theme...

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Happy Christmas

Happy Christmas

When Albert Einstein eventually unveiled his General Theory of Relativity he concluded that gravity was not a force within its own right existing ‘out there’ but rather a product of massive objects bending the fabric of space and time. This bending intensifies the...

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A few new faces at MRC

A few new faces at MRC

The summer is now nothing more than a distant memory as we prepare to hunker down and hibernate for winter. At MRC, the summer is usually one of our busier periods and we certainly weren’t disappointed this time. We have a sneaking suspicion that solicitors try to...

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What’s going on at MRC?

What’s going on at MRC?

There are a few things going on here at MRC that we would like to keep you updated on. We feel that it’s important to keep clients abreast of any substantial developments within the business. Firstly, Sharon, our Operations Manager who has been with us for nearly 2...

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Three Peaks Challenge

Three Peaks Challenge

On the 13th of May, Dawn Thornton, one of our long standing collators, and a band of intrepid adventurers embarked on a 24 mile trek to conquer the infamous Yorkshire Three Peaks Challenge. Dawn’s mission was to raise money for a StrikeForce Power Soccer wheelchair...

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Huffing, puffin’ and brake fluid

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 beautiful undulating hills of Anglesey. Now depending on what kind of person you are, 110 miles over two days is either met with a gasp or an eye roll. For...

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