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Record personal injury damage award

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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 7 2012

Allianz, the defendant insurers in Collier v A Norton, were ordered to pay a lump sum of £7.25 million in addition to annual payments of £270,000 to 17-year-old pupil of Cheltenham Ladies College, Agnes Collier

What is “revalidation”?

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  • United Kingdom
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  • December 7 2012

Revalidation is the process by which the General Medical Council (GMC) will confirm the continuation of a doctor’s licence to practise in the UK

Complaints about doctors hit record levels

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 18 2012

The General Medical Council received 8,781 complaints in 2011, an increase of 23 from 2010

Withdrawal of life-saving treatment “do not resuscitate” orders

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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 18 2012

Do Not Resuscitate orders have recently become the subject of much debate

Unauthorised access to medical records

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 18 2012

In Grinyer v Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 2011 the court considered the effects of an employee’s unauthorised access to medical records, and suitable damages under the Data Protection Act

Recent cases and other news

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 19 2012

This personal injury claim gave the Court of Appeal the opportunity to set guidelines on the measure of general damages

Implications of the government review into the cosmetic surgery industry

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 19 2012

Earlier this month it was announced that Sir Bruce Keogh, the NHS medical director, will lead a review into the cosmetic surgery industry

Homeopathy concern

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

The way in which UK medicines are regulated is being changed by the introduction of the Human Medical Regulations 2012

Mental capacity

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

The Court of Appeal has held that an elderly woman had not validly consented to moving to a care home after being bullied to do so by her son

Failure to diagnose ectopic pregnancy

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • July 9 2012

Claimant’s solicitors have reported a £7,500 out of court settlement following a delay in diagnosing an ectopic pregnancy in February 2010