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Weightmans successfully defends NHS trust in shoulder dystocia case
Weightmans was instructed by NHS Resolution on the successful defence of a claim valued at over £1m..
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.
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.