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London Ambulance Service calls for help to deal with increased winter demand

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

The London Ambulance Service has requested help from other ambulance services in England as it struggles to cope with increased demand on its

Duty of Candour can only help improve overall standards of NHS care

  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 17 2014

THE message couldn't be any clearer - there will be no excuses for NHS Trusts covering up their errors. They must be open and honest with patients or

Mental health resource crisis: an increase in legal claims?

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2014

A recent review in the NHS indicated that of 255 people who required urgent mental health care, 30 could not be treated in an NHS facility because

One in five NHS radiotherapy centres use outdated machines that cannot deliver modern cancer treatments

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 16 2014

Following a Freedom of Information request, the Daily Telegraph reports that the radiotherapy machines used by many NHS Trusts are now over ten years

Latest news - December 2014

  • Taylor Wessing
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

The UK Department of Health and the Department for Business, Innovation and Skills announced on 20 November that it will launch an initiative called

Hospitals under pressure as winter blows in

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

Health leaders have reported that hospitals are under mounting pressure as the winter weather hits the UK. Research reveals that the demands on the

Court upholds new Part 36 approach and awards claimant the maximum £75k additional award for the first time

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 15 2014

Sir David Eady recently gave judgment in one of the early cases that looked at the operation of the 'new' Part 36 rules. These are designed to

Consultation on new health and safety liaison agreement

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

The Health and Safety Executive ("HSE") has issued a consultation on a new liaison agreement between the Care Quality Commission ("CQC"), HSE and

Radical new plans to transform health and social care services through digital technology and innovation

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

On 13 November 2014, the National Information Board ("NIB") (established by the Department of Health ("DH") and chaired by NHS England's National

Keeping care compliant with the Mental Capacity Act

  • Bond Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 12 2014

The Mental Capacity Act 2005 ("MCA") applies in England and Wales to anyone over the age of 16 years whose mental capacity to make decisions is