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Tighter restrictions are a must to prevent ‘cowboy’ cosmetic surgery errors

  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 23 2015

AS specialists in handling many cases in which patients have suffered from substandard cosmetic surgery procedures, we at Neil Hudgell Solicitors

Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care (PSA) v Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), Duncan Gerald Macleod, 2014 EWHC 4354 (Admin)

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 19 2015

NMC's failure to draft charges that sufficiently reflect the gravity of the Registrant's conduct led to a serious procedural irregularity. The facts

It’s not ‘all over’ if you admit breach

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2015

In cases where it has been accepted that the care provided fell below the standard to be expected by a responsible body of medical opinion acting

The proportionality of sanctions and introduction of fresh evidence in regulatory proceedings

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2015

The enhanced scrutiny on the medical profession in recent years has unsurprisingly led to an increase in referrals to fitness to practise panels and

Learning lessons from general surgery and A&E claims to improve patient safety

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 19 2015

As part of the NHS Litigation Authority's objective to improve patient safety and reduce harm, they have undertaken a review of three key areas of

Somewhere between not good and not that bad: the need for proportionality in disciplinary sanctions

  • 4 King's Bench Walk
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 7 2015

In professional disciplinary proceedings, any sanction should balance the public interest with the interests of the professional whose reputation and

Stress is no excuse for continued neglect and abuse of elderly care home residents

  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2015

A New Year it may be, but unfortunately 2015 has started with yet more headlines of elderly care home patients being physically abused by staff. In

An antidote to clinical negligence claims?

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • December 23 2014

The Medical Innovation Bill, set to redefine clinical negligence and encourage experimentation, is pitting lawyers and the Government against doctors

Quick guide: delayed diagnosis of Giant Cell Arteritis

  • Kingsley Napley
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • December 22 2014

This little known but not so rare condition can have a devastating impact on patient's lives if warning signs are missed. Undiagnosed or untreated

The Medical Innovation Bill - will it ever be a good idea?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

The Report Stage of the Medical Innovation Bill begins today, on Friday 12 December. Lord Saatchi has submitted further amendments to the Bill, which