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Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital

Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 30 2010

In R (March) v Secretary of State for Health 2010 EWHC 765 (Admin), Mr Justice Holman in the High Court quashed on the grounds of material error of fact a decision by the Secretary of State concerning the level of ex gratia payments made to NHS patients treated with contaminated blood

Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • August 3 2011

A recent Freedom of Information request has revealed that since December 2007, 22 prisoners have applied to the Ministry of Justice for artificial insemination treatment

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
  • -
  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
  • -
  • December 19 2012

The BLG Monthly Update is a digest of recent developments in the law which Neil Guthrie, our National Director of Research, thinks you will find

Provision of healthcare: non-delegable duty of care

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • October 30 2013

Supreme Court allows appeal against Court of Appeal decision that state run school did not owe a non-delegable duty of care to pupil injured during a

When is it appropriate to suspend an employee or report a matter to the police?

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 27 2012

A recent case looked at how employers should deal with allegations of misconduct that could affect an employee's future career and when it is appropriate to suspend an employee, or involve the police

Restrictions on private life

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • February 4 2013

Just before Christmas, judgment was given in the case of J Council v GU and others. GU suffered from a number of separable mental disorders including

FOI - mother refused access to deceased daughter's health records

  • Shepherd & Wedderburn LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • November 6 2007

The Information Tribunal's recent decision in Mrs P Bluck v Information Commissioner and Epsom and St Helier University NHS Trust (EA20060090) explored the relationship between freedom of information and doctorpatient confidentiality

Corby Group Litigation

  • RPC
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • September 10 2009

The High Court’s decision in the Corby Group Litigation has recently made national headlines

Should legal representation be permitted in disciplinary hearings?

  • Kingsley Napley
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 28 2011

The extent to which employees enjoy legally enforceable rights on human rights grounds to legal representation in disciplinary hearings remains unclear at the time of writing