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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

Penningtons Manches warns of public health risk from over-use of antibiotics

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 18 2014

Today (18 November 2014) is European Antibiotic Awareness Day, part of a global effort to raise public understanding of antibiotics. Public Health

ICO survey into use of medical devices

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

The Information Commissioner's Office (ICO) has launched a new survey into the types of medical devices currently being used across the healthcare

New national health data guardian appointed

  • Squire Patton Boggs
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

The UK Government has announced the appointment of Dame Fiona Caldicott to the new role of National Data Guardian for health and care. The National

Damages of £45,000 were awarded to a doctor in respect of a Daily Mail newspaper article found to be defamatory

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

A Spanish GP based in the United Kingdom, Dr. Jose Antonio Serrano Garcia, was awarded damages of £45,000 following his libel action against the

Sanctions suggested by NHS Medical Director for surgeons who do not report their mortality rates

  • Penningtons Manches LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 17 2014

The results of the second year of mortality rates for around 5000 UK surgeons will be published this week. The publication of surgeon-specific data