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High Court overturns decision due to hostile questioning
High Court overturns a regulator's decision on the basis that hostile panel questioning of the registrant amounted to a serious procedural…
PSA publishes advice reviewing the role of ‘public confidence’ in the profession
PSA publishes advice to the Secretary of State examining how 'public confidence' in the profession is assessed in fitness to practise cases
High Court concludes that dishonesty in covering up inadequate clinical care required a finding of impairment
High Court concludes that cover up of inadequate clinical care required a finding of impairment
The new Liberty Protection Safeguards: Government update with timetable for next steps
The Government has now set out details of the next steps to be taken, with timescales.
Legislation to protect ‘reflective practice’ records from disclosure
Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner provides an overview of the Hamilton review report and its recommendations.
Does a DoLS automatically engage Article 2 ECHR at inquest?
On 15 May 2019 the High Court handed down judgment in judicial review proceedings that had been brought to challenge a coroner’s application of the…
NHS Trust ordered to pay over £34,000 regarding asbestos exposure
Shrewsbury and Telford NHS Hospitals Trust has been fined £16,000, and ordered to pay costs of more than £18,000 over failures relating to asbestos…