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Healthcare: publication of consultant performance data

  • CMS Cameron McKenna
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 27 2014

The NHS has published a further wave of performance data for consultant surgeons in England. Members of the public can now access, via the My NHS

Health board ordered to improve privacy processes after data breaches

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2014

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has ordered a Scottish Health Board to take action to improve the protection of patient data. The ICO's

Pharmacist fined for spying on the medical records of family and friends

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2014

A pharmacist has been prosecuted under section 55 of the Data Protection Act for unlawfully accessing the medical records of family, work colleagues

Care Quality Commission guidance on the use of cameras to monitor care standards

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 24 2014

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has announced that it will publish guidance on the use of covert or surveillance cameras by people who want to

Close the loophole on therapists and counsellors

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 21 2014

When Tina Welch complained about her therapist John Clapham sexually assaulting her, the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

NHS instructs GPs to double referrals to reduce cancer deaths

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 20 2014

The NHS advisory body is encouraging GPs in England to nearly double the number of patients they refer for hospital cancer tests. Although GPS have

Laughton v Shalaby

  • Clyde & Co LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

This is a clinical negligence case. The claimant sought to adduce evidence of (amongst other things) the doctor’s alleged incompetence in other cases

Choose your expert witness carefully

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

Two recent cases have thrown fresh light on the importance of choosing the right expert witness in civil litigation. Role of the expert evidence Lay

A Duty of Candour will it encourage more compensation claims?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

Amongst healthcare professionals, and those who represent them, there is some concern that the Duty of Candour regulations will lead to an increase

New Regulations applicable to CQC-registered providers now published

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 were made on November 6 2014 and published on November 11 2014. They