Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
General Medical Council (GMC) pilot study leads to measures promising a reduction in the number of full investigations where doctors make a ‘one-off’ clinical mistake
Measures announced last month by the GMC aim to speed up information gathering and decision-making after a complaint is made.
The Liberty Protection Safeguards: are care homes ready for the new regime?
We examine the requirements for care home managers and analyse the potential pitfalls contained in the new legislation.
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.
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
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.