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Pereira v Gnanapragasam
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

Claimant, aged 56, consulted Defendant GP in relation to mid and lower back pain


R (on the application of N) (Appellant) v Secretary of State for Health (Respondent) : R (on the application of E) (Appellant) v Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Trust (Respondent) & Equality & Human Rights Commission (Intervener)
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

Mental health patients (P) who were detained at Rampton high security psychiatric hospital, appealed against a decision dismissing their claims for judicial review of the ban on smoking at the hospital


(1) Richard Rabone (in his own right & and as Personal Representative of the Estate of Melanie Rabone) (2) Gillian Rabone v Pennine Care NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

Claimants’ daughter (M) suffered depressive illness


Mark Kelly v Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

Claimant aged 29 years, attended Defendant hospital after sustaining wide displaced transverse fracture of tibia and fibula


D (deceased) v Mid Cheshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

Deceased (82 years old) was admitted to the Defendant hospital for treatment of leg ulcers


Mental capacity: Lasting Power of Attorney Forms to be redesigned
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

Following a consultation process, the Government has redesigned the Lasting Power of Attorney Forms


A three-digit number for non-emergency healthcare services
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

The Office of Communications (Ofcom) is consulting on plans for a 111 service to cut calls to emergency services


Reference Guide to Consent for Examination or Treatment - Second Edition 2009
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2009

The booklet, published on 4 August 2009 by the Department of Health, provides a guide to the law concerning consent to physical examination or treatment


The Human Fertilisation and Embryology (Statutory Storage Period for Embryos and Gametes) Regulations 2009
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

From 01.10.09, the statutory period of ten years for storage of embryos and gametes can be extended in certain circumstances, with appropriate consent of the gamete providers and written permission of a registered medical practitioner, up to a total period of 55 years


Report: Reducing healthcare associated infections in hospitals in England
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 17 2009

A report published by the National Audit Office on 12th June 2009 states that the Department of Health successfully met its target to reduce MRSA bloodstream infections by 50 by 2008 as well as making progress in reducing Clostridium difficile infections