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Whistleblowing in the NHS: Increased protection for applicants

It is important to remember that these Regulations are not yet in force and may be subject to further changes following scrutiny by Parliament.

Emlyn Williams
Emlyn Williams Partner

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Court of Appeal win expected to save NHS millions in legal costs

NHS Resolution has successfully appealed three test cases concerning the recovery of legal costs where claimants changed their funding from legal aid…


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Public sector case law update

With numerous important judgements passed recently, we have summarised recent cases with links provided to the full judgments and our legal updates…

Peter Wake
Peter Wake Partner

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New ruling on the service failure test in clinical cases

Healthcare Regulatory Partner Simon Turner examines Weightmans’ recent Court of Appeal case striking down the test applied by the Health Service…

Simon Turner
Simon Turner Partner

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Government plan fixed costs for clinical negligence

The Government will set up a working group to develop a ‘bespoke process for clinical negligence claims and a grid of costs’. In a consultation…

Rachel Kneale
Rachel Kneale Partner

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The Carillion Avalanche

There has been a great deal of commentary and analysis hitting the press and social media since we all woke up on the morning of Monday 15th January…


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Hard, soft or somewhere in the middle: the effects and implications of Brexit in the Public Sector

The effects of Brexit on social housing, and the public sector workforce, shared services and the environment, are broad and uncertain. What will…

Simon Goacher
Simon Goacher Partner

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New interim guidance on decisions to withdraw CANH

The BMA, Royal College of Physicians (RCP) and the General Medical Council (GMC) have issued interim guidance on making decisions in relation to CANH…

Morris Hill
Morris Hill Legal Director

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