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Patent invalidations pave the way for cheaper breast cancer drugs this year: Hospira UK Ltd v Genentech Inc

  • Edwards Wildman Palmer LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2014

The Intellectual Property Enterprise Court in London has found two patents related to the breast-cancer treatment drug Herceptin invalid, paving the

When nice guidance is more than just guidance the duty on CCGs following R (Elizabeth Rose) v thanet Clinical Commissioning Group

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 17 2014

In Rose the Administrative Court considered whether a Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had acted unlawfully in failing to follow guidance issued by

Coroner finds that fatal fall at Maidstone Hospital was avoidable

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The coroner for Mid Kent and Medway, Patricia Harding, has given a verdict on 14 April 2014 after two days of hearing evidence on the circumstances

Case update: The Queen on application of Olafare v Nursing and Midwifery Council 2014 EWHC 767 (admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The appellant Nurse (N) appealed against a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery’s Conduct and Competence Committee (the Panel) to strike her name

Case update: Odoi-Asara v Nursing and Midwifery Council 2014 EWHC 1151

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The appellant registered nurse (O) appealed against the decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Panel) of the Nursing and Midwifery

Case update: Nursing and Midwifery Council v Kidd and Another 2014 EWHC 847

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The Court was called upon to consider two applications brought by the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) for extensions of two interim orders of

Case update: General Medical Council v Qureshi 2014 EWHC 775

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The claimant General Medical Council (the Council) applied to extend the period of suspension imposed by the Interim Orders Panel of the Council for

Case update: Arunkalaivanan v General Medical Council 2014 EWHC 873

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 15 2014

The appellant doctor (D) appealed against the decision of the Fitness to Practise Panel (the Panel) of the General Medical Council (GMC). The charges

Health legal update - April 2014

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 9 2014

The DH has published a draft Legislative Reform Order (LRO) to address an issue that many of you will have faced since April 2013. Under the NHS Act

High Court holds anonymous hearsay evidence will usually be inadmissible in professional disciplinary proceedings

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 2 2014

The High Court has held that in general it would be unfair to admit "potentially significant" anonymous hearsay evidence in professional disciplinary