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E-cigarettes: no e-smoke without e-fire

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 31 2014

With e-cigarette use on the rise in the UK are the risks associated with these products a pressing issue for the general insurance industry? When an

The effect of default judgments: Symes v St George’s Healthcare NHS Trust

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

An important judgment of the High Court today clarifies the effect of entry of a judgment in default of Acknowledgment of Service or Defence with

Chief Coroner publishes first annual report consistency and efficiency key to improving coroner system in England and Wales

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 30 2014

Chief Coroner HH Judge Peter Thornton QC, the first holder of this position, submitted his first annual report (the "Report") to the Lord Chancellor

Information commissioner to gain NHS audit powers

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 28 2014

The UK Government has announced that the ICO will be given extended powers to carry out compulsory data protection compliance audits on public sector

New Nursing and Midwifery code of practice

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

The BBC reported in May this year that the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC), the regulatory body for nurses and midwives, is acting upon the

Number of underage drinkers falls to historic low

  • Winckworth Sherwood
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

The number of underage drinkers in the UK has dropped to its lowest level on record, new figures have revealed. According to the Health and Social

Occlutech defeats second AGA cardiovascular medical device patent claim in UK High Court

  • Marks & Clerk LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

The UK High Court delivered its judgment earlier this week in AGA Medical Corporation v Occlutech UK Limited, declaring AGA's patent to be invalid

The Assisted Dying Bill - what will it mean for patients and practitioners?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 25 2014

On Friday 18 July the Assisted Dying Bill passed its second reading in the House of Lords without a vote. The proposed legislation, which is unlikely

Inquests and clinical negligence claims

  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

If someone close to you has died in hospital and it is not clear why, their death is likely to be reported to the Coroner who, in turn, may decide to

Compulsory data protection audits for NHS bodies

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 24 2014

On 15th July 2014, the Ministry of Justice announced that the Information Commissioner's Office ("ICO") is to be given new powers by the end of the