Pyers solicitors in York have recently completed a case involving a woman who had a full hysterectomy carried out. After the hysterectomy she had ongoing internal pain and discomfort. It was some months later that on full examination one of the drains used in the course of the operation was still found to be inside her. The drain was removed and the pain and discomfort was then gone. A settlement was agreed on the basis that it was medically negligent to leave the drain inside and not to carry out the necessary checks after the hysterectomy to ensure that everything had been removed. A settlement was agreed in the sum of £3,500.