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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
  • -
  • 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

Regulatory briefing - 2012 case round-up

  • 1 Chancery Lane
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  • United Kingdom
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  • November 6 2012

As 2012 draws to a close, Chambers’ Regulatory Group has selected its favourite regulatory cases of the year, illustrating a number of important principles

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

Care costs and claims - who pays?

  • DMH Stallard LLP
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  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • March 25 2008

The high cost of long-term care in the UK is a well-known problem to anyone responsible for funding it

Consent and capacity remain thorny issues for healthcare providers and commissioners

  • Eversheds LLP
  • -
  • 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

Quashing a decision on the basis of material error of fact

  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • -
  • 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

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

Trust correct not to release critical incident reports under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)

  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • July 16 2008

The Information Commissioner (ICO) has upheld a decision by an NHS trust not to release five critical incident reports concerning five separate murders carried out by patients of the trust

Article 6 rights in employment disputes

  • Morton Fraser
  • -
  • United Kingdom
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  • September 13 2010

You may remember that there have been some recent cases where Article 6 of the European Convention on Human Rights has been used to successfully argue that they are entitled to be legally represented at an internal disciplinary procedure

Preventing double recovery: payments by a local authority towards the care costs of a personal injury claimant are relevant when assessing loss

  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • -
  • United Kingdom
  • -
  • April 11 2007

The recent decision by the Court of Appeal in Andre Crofton v NHS Litigation Authority will be warmly welcomed by defendant insurers as it should significantly reduce their damages bill