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First corporate manslaughter prosecution of a Care Home and an NHS Trust

Three care home bosses face charges of gross negligence manslaughter following the death of an 86 year old woman just days after she left a Nottingham…

Bostridge v Oxleas NHS Foundation Trust

The Court of Appeal confirmed that where there is no loss as a consequence of unlawful detention, damages for false imprisonment will be nominal.

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

Weightmans LLP expand Clinical Negligence Team

Rachel Kneale has been appointed as a Partner and Head of London Clinical Negligence at Weightmans LLP. Rachel joins from specialist firm Hempsons.

Rachel Kneale
Rachel Kneale Partner

No need for an Article 2 inquest - High Court overturns coroner's decision

In the recent case of Kent County Council, R (on the application of) v HM Coroner for the County of Kent (North-West District) & Ors [2012] EWHC…

Richard Jolly
Richard Jolly Partner

Serious incident investigation reports and issues around disclosure

While internal investigations into serious incidents in a healthcare environment are now commonplace, there is no standard, agreed process within the…

Richard Jolly
Richard Jolly Partner

Delay and interim orders in regulatory proceedings

A look at the court's consideration of 'delay' in applications by healthcare regulators to extend interim orders imposed on practitioners'…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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