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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 Principal Associate

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Rule 7 letters and amended allegations

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

James Rowley
James Rowley Partner

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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 Principal Associate

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A sting in the tail of benefits reform: Universal Credit and the CRU

The significance of the implications of this for both claimants and compensators alike are becoming apparent.

Norman Challis Associate

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The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill – where are we now?

The Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill was introduced with the aim of replacing the existing Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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Conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty

The Supreme Court has held that the Mental Health Act did not permit to impose conditions which amounted to detention or deprivation of liberty.

Cheryl Rowbotham
Cheryl Rowbotham Principal Associate

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Should employers get weighed down by new manual handling research?

A recent medical study casts doubt on long-established thinking on manual handling and employers' liability risks.

Peter Forshaw
Peter Forshaw Partner

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Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 receives Royal Assent

The Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Bill received Royal Assent on 1 November 2018 and became an Act.

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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