Author Archives: Helen

Mesothelioma Research & Clinical Trials In The UK

  There is currently no cure for mesothelioma. Treatments have been developed which help to treat the symptoms of the disease and prolong the life of the patient but unfortunately, as yet no cure has been found. Research into the … Continue reading

Asbestos Concerns At Welsh High School

  Cwmcarn High School in Caerphilly was closed in October last year amid fears of a potential asbestos health hazard. Students at the 900 pupil school were transferred to Coleg Gwent’s Ebbw Vale campus in October 2012 following a structural … Continue reading

Update: NHS Plan To Recover Asbestos Disease Medical Costs From Negligent Companies

In our January newsletter we covered the proposal of new legislation in Wales that could mean NHS medical costs for those suffering with asbestos related conditions would be refunded by negligent companies and/or their insurers. It is estimated that the … Continue reading

Global Asbestos Awareness Week

1st April to 7th April marks Global Asbestos Awareness Week. A week aimed at raising public awareness of the dangers of asbestos. Although asbestos was banned in the UK in 2000 people are still being exposed to asbestos today. The … Continue reading