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NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities

Edinburgh Napier University’s centre for mental health and incapacity Law, rights and policy

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 6 2014

The Centre for Mental Health and Incapacity Law, Rights and Policy was formally launched at Edinburgh Napier University on 4th November 2013. As its

A revolution for the better? Gaining momentum

  • Wragge & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • January 25 2011

The Health and Social Care Bill was introduced to the Commons for its first reading on Wednesday 19 January 2011

Government commitment on health visiting

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 14 2011

The Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011-2015 was published in February 2011

Patient matters rights of overstayers - Court of Appeal rules that local authority should provide support to overstayers with an outstanding application for leave to remain

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 14 2010

The Court of Appeal has ruled, in the case of Birmingham City Council v Clue & Others 2010 EWCA Civ 460 on the approach that a local authority should adopt when an individual who is unlawfully in the UK seeks social services support from it

Freedom of information: access denied by ministerial veto

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 4 2014

Not since September 2012 when the Attorney General exercised powers under section 53(2) of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) blocking the

Mental health: review of deaths in custody of mentally ill

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 15 2012

Scotland Yard has launched a review, chaired by Lord Adebowale, the Chief Executive of the charity Turning Point, of cases in which people with a mental illness have died or been seriously hurt whilst in police custody

Local Government and Local Involvement in Health Act now in force

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • May 8 2008

The Local Government and Local Involvement in Health Act came into force on 1 April 2008, enabling the establishment of local involvement networks (LINks), which will replace patient forums

Coroner delivers nine recommendations following the London bombings of 7 july 2005

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 6 2011

Lady Justice Hallet heard evidence in the London bombings of 7 July 2005, from 11 October 2010 to 3 March 2011

Health and wellbeing boards

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 28 2011

Clause 178 of the Health and Social Care Bill provides for the establishment of health and wellbeing boards