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Coroner finds that fatal fall at Maidstone Hospital was avoidable

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • -
  • 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

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
  • -
  • 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

Deprivation of liberty and adults with incapacity: a Scottish perspective addendum after Cheshire West

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 1 2014

In the January 2014 issue of this newsletter a brief overview was provided of the post-Bournewood implications for Scottish legislation, notably the

Assaults in care homes and best interests

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 1 2014

As District Judge Eldergill says in his introduction, “these proceedings have a long history.” They concern an elderly man (now 84 years old), RGS

The DOLS lead

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 1 2014

Notwithstanding their editorial differences as to the correctness of the decision, the team has pooled their collective wisdom to pull together

The effect of incapacity upon settlements

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 1 2014

Ms Dunhill sought to have a compromise agreement into which she had entered declared void due to her having lacked litigation capacity at the time it