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X v Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2009
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2009

The Deceased, aged 41 at death, had undergone regular cervical screening up to 1992 when she moved to Cambridge and attended her GP for a follow up smear on 24.10.92


Consultation direct payments for health care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2009

The Department of Health seeks views on proposals for piloting direct payments for healthcare using either a notional budget held by a doctor or primary care trust; a budget managed on behalf of an individual by a third party such as a charity; or cash payments issued directly to an individual to be managed by them


Review of court of protection rules
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2009

In response to media coverage regarding who has authority to manage a person’s personal affairs if they lose their mental capacity, the Government has agreed for the President of the Court of Protection to set up a review committee


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


Thalidomide victims to receive £20 million
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

The Department of Health will pay a grant of £20 million over three years to the Thalidomide Trust, which helps young people disabled by the drug


Anthony Moore v Basildon & Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust 2010 LTLPI 12.5.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2010

Male Claimant, aged 46 years, was prescribed Linezolid by Defendant Trust's hospital for an infected wound


Law firms could be hit by VAT charges for medical reports
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2010

Changes by HM Revenue and Customs to the treatment of medical reports for VAT purposes could cause firms significant additional cost


Nurses challenge unfair vetting
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 9 2010

The Royal College of Nursing is seeking a Judicial Review of the vetting scheme launched in October 2009 on the grounds that it may breach the ECHR by denying nurses a fair hearing or right to appeal