News & Insights
Insights and opinions on the latest law, legislation and policies.
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…
Discontinuance offers no escape for dishonest litigants
Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine | Court of Appeal – 17 May 2019
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.
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.