Health Insights

Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.

Why ambulance services can’t afford to be last on the scene when it comes to collaboration

Nathan East of national law firm Weightmans explains why the ambulance service should embrace collaboration.

Nathan East
Nathan East Partner
No definition of deprivation of liberty in Bill replacing DoLS

The Government has abandoned its initial plans to include a definition of ‘deprivation of liberty’ (‘DoL’) in the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Associate

Brexit in a page - what you need to know.

Brexit expert Jacqui Bickerton summarises all you need to know about the discussions in Parliament this week.

Jacqui Bickerton
Jacqui Bickerton Associate

The Chief Coroner’s Annual Report 2018 – summary of key points

A summary of the key points from the Chief Coroner's Annual Report 2018.

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

Chief Coroner Guidance

Read our brief notes on new guidance from the chief coroner in four different areas.

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

Doctors who are subject to a GMC interim suspension should continue to be paid

The Court of Appeal has held that an NHS Trust was not entitled to withhold salary from a doctor.

Ian Pace
Ian Pace Associate

Rule 7 letters and amended allegations

R (on the application of Rudling v General Medical Council) [2018] EWHC 3582

James Rowley
James Rowley Partner

CQC issues first fine for breach of duty of candour

The Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust has been fined £1,250 by the Care Quality Commission

Sarah Jane Knight Associate

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