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Legislation to protect ‘reflective practice’ records from disclosure

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner provides an overview of the Hamilton review report and its recommendations.

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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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…

Martin English
Martin English Principal Associate

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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…

Dewi Ap-Thomas
Dewi Ap-Thomas Partner

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Discontinuance offers no escape for dishonest litigants

Zurich Insurance PLC v David Romaine | Court of Appeal – 17 May 2019

Paul Debney
Paul Debney Partner

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Trust fined for false imprisonment of patient

The High Court’s decision in R (Esegbona) v King's College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 77

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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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.

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

News

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..

Thomas Briggs
Thomas Briggs Principal Associate

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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.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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