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Transfer of learning disability social care funding and commissioning from the NHS to local government

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 10 2008

The Department of Health has sent out a letter dated 21 August in which it sets out the programme for the transfer of funding from the NHS to local government in relation to commissioning of social care for learning disability clients

Reform of the coroner at long last?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 5 2009

There has been chat about this for some time

Care costs and claims - who pays?

  • DMH Stallard LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 25 2008

The high cost of long-term care in the UK is a well-known problem to anyone responsible for funding it

Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards will be effective from April 2009

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 16 2008

The introduction of the Mental Capacity Act Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards has been delayed until April 2009

Local Government and Local Involvement in Health Act now in force

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

Local authority duty to provide aidsequipment following assessment

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • June 30 2008

The Executors of the Deceased claimed damages for injuries sustained by the Deceased and for sums contributed by her towards the cost of her accommodation in a nursing home

Duties of care and section 117 of the Mental Health Act 1983

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 16 2008

Mr K tried to commit suicide by jumping out of a window while living in bed and breakfast accommodation

Army proper identification of psychiatric condition

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 31 2008

During the course of varying postings in the army, the Claimant witnessed horrific sights and was frequently exposed to mortal danger

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

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • 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

DoH issues dear colleague letter re deaths in custody

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

The Department of Health has published a dear colleague letter addressed to primary care trusts addressing health actions arising out of an analysis of 120 Prisons and Probation Ombusman (PPO) investigations