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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

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

Earn-out doesn't immunise against business failure

  • Clayton Utz
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 29 2012

Porton Down is the UK Government’s top secret chemical and biological warfare research facility

Court of Appeal restates limits of what is required in a consultation exercise

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • October 23 2014

In The Queen (on the application of United Company Rusal PLC) -v- London Metal Exchange, the Court of Appeal has overturned a High Court judgment

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

Care providers successfully challenge council’s fee rate decision

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • January 5 2012

In another case concerning fees for care home placements, a local authority has had its decision on its standard rate for placement declared unlawful

Proposed amendment to failure regime - a huge step to re-centralising power?

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 8 2013

As readers will know, the Secretary of State has now lost two court hearings regarding the future of A&E and maternity service at Lewisham Hospital

Court confirms limits to responsibilities of Approved Mental Health Practitioners (AMHPs)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • June 13 2012

In DD v (1) Durham County Council (2) Middleborough City Council 2012, a patient sought permission to bring proceedings against two local authorities for false imprisonment and breaches of his human rights

Consent and capacity remain thorny issues for healthcare providers and commissioners

  • Eversheds LLP
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  • United Kingdom
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  • March 30 2012

The Court of Appeal ruling this month in the case of DL v A Local Authority 2012 has placed the issue of consent in the healthcare sector back into the public domain

BLG Monthly Update

  • Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
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  • Argentina, Australia, Canada, United Kingdom, USA
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  • 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