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Judicial review: challenge between NHS bodies
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2011

A hospital has succeeded in its judicial review of the decision to shut its children's heart surgery unit


Causation: liability of multiple tortfeasers
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2011

The Court of Appeal has found that the negligent delay by a GP in referring a child to hospital was causative of permanent injuries, even though the subsequent diagnosis by a hospital was delayed


D v Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust 2009 LTLPI 22.1.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

Claimant developed eye infection shortly after birth for which Trust prescribed antibiotic eye drops


DM v M
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2010

Claimant consulted defendant GP complaining of pain in her buttocks and back after undergoing incision and drainage of a peri-anal abscess and placement of seton stitch at hospital


H v Wirral University Teaching Hospital NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2010

Claimant suffered diathermy burn to her left thigh during hysterectomy at defendant hospital


(1) Angela Mary Crawford (2) Adam Randolph Crawford v Nottingham University Hospitals
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2010

Mrs Crawford went into labour at 41 weeks gestation but was advised by the defendant hospital to remain at home until contractions became stronger


EH v Buckinghamshire Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 25 2010

Claimant, aged 72 years, attended defendant's A&E department after sustaining a head injury in a fall


Plan to switch to cheaper medicines will harm patients, say experts
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

Health professionals warn that generic medicines automatically substituted for more expensive brands could confuse patients, worsen disease management and increase the chance of hospital admission


Greater improvements to GP “out of hours” care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

The Department of Health has announced that GPs providing out of hours care will be subject to more robust skills and knowledge testing, with a requirement for fluency in English


Government must halt tendering process that will lead to NHS privatisation, say unions
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

Hinchingbrooke Hospital is set to become the first NHS general hospital to be operated by a private company after the only wholly NHS bidder for the contract dropped out