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Safeguarding disclosures for the health sector

  • Hill Dickinson LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This

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
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  • 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

NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities

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

  • Bircham Dyson Bell
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Fertility treatment for prisoners: the scope of human rights

  • RPC
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

Contracting with public authorities: public or private law?

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • April 27 2012

Two recent High Court cases illustrate the difficulties in determining when a party contracting with a public authority can pursue public law remedies

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • 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
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  • United Kingdom
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  • 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

LSC refusal to provide legal aid to P’s brother in CoP proceedings upheld

  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 1 2013

This decision is the first decision of which we are aware in which LSC (now LAA) refusal to fund a party to Court of Protection proceedings has been