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Fit and proper persons requirement for directors of NHS bodies

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 18 2014

Regulation 5 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 ("the Regulations") which creates a fit and proper person

Health legal update - December 2014

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 8 2014

Last month, back-bench Labour MP Clive Eford had the second reading of his Private Members’ Bil, the National Health Service (Amended Duties and

Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital

Health legal update - August 2014

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 7 2014

Court holds that NHS Commissioning Board cannot sue providers for breaches of contracts which occurred when the arrangements between them were NHS

Health legal update - October 2014

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 16 2014

NHS England’s director of commissioning support services (CSUs) and market development, Bob Ricketts, has confirmed to the Health Service Journal

JCT 05: where did nominated sub-contractors go?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 10 2008

NHS bodies in their role as client for construction projects sometimes require a contractor to employ a sub-contractor of the client’s choice (known as a “nominated sub-contractor”

Construction contracts: damages for delay

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 9 2010

If the provision of a new NHS building is delayed and it is the contractor's fault, the NHS body (as "employer" under the building contract) will want the right to recover the costs of the delay

Court has jurisdiction to extend interim orders if application is made before expiry

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 13 2012

A number of recent cases have re-emphasised that the scheme in the Medical Act 1983 for interim suspension or interim conditions on practice may not be relied upon indefinitely, regardless of concerns about protection of the public, the practitioner, or the public interest, if fitness to practise proceedings are not progressed within a reasonable time of the allegation being made

Caldicott 2 The Information Governance Review: The final chance to get it right?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • May 14 2013

Dame Fiona Caldicott is right when she observes confusion and a lack of clarity when it comes to sharing information - often to the detriment of

Overturning dismissals in internal appeal hearings

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2013

In the case of Piper v Maidstone & Tunbridge NHS Trust, the NHS trust employer dismissed the claimant, who had been employed as a chaplain, for gross