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What do the 2015 Public Contracts Regulations mean for NHS bodies ?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 18 2015

The Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Regulations) were recently published and came into effect on 26 February. The 2015 Regulations are of

Migrants face up front NHS surcharge in addition to visa fees

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 13 2015

The NHS health surcharge for visa applications is expected to come into effect in April 2015. Employers who intend to employ migrant staff should

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”

Assistance for CCGs with managing applications to the Court of Protection post Cheshire West

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 12 2015

Since the decision of the Supreme Court in P v Cheshire West and Chester Council (& Ors) and P and Q v Surrey County Council (Cheshire West), there

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

Reporting the death of a person subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 16 2011

There is no statutory requirement for the Registrar of Births and Deaths to refer the deaths of those who are subject to a DOLs authorisation to the coroner

Dismissals for breakdown in working relationships

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

In a decision handed down on 19 July 2012 in the case of Sian Kerslake v North West London Hopsitals NHS, the High Court held that a Trust could proceed with an internal hearing to consider if a consultant should be dismissed for “some other substantial reason” (SOSR) where it was alleged that there had been a breakdown in the working relationship

Health legal update - March 2015

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 10 2015

The length of this publication reflects the fact that there is so much happening in the areas of health and social care at the moment. From

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

Candour - what is a notifiable patient safety incident?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • February 4 2015

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activity) Regulations 2014 introduces the statutory duty of candour. While the terms used in those