Appeal for surgery cases

A Television company is researching post-operative infection after day surgery – particularly following the use of endoscopic and key-hole techniques.

It is also canvassing opinion on cleaning, disinfection and sterilisation procedures.

The company would be grateful to hear from any solicitors who have encountered a case in this area.

Please contact Angela Basso on 0171 837 3000.

Last week's letter by Eric Packer, chief executive and justices' clerk at Wimbledon Magistrates' Court, was written by him in his capacity as chairman of the Standing Conference of Justices' Chief Executives and Clerks to Magistrates' Courts Committees.