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Dismissal of corporate manslaughter charge against NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

Yesterday, the trial of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and a consultant anaesthetist came to an abrupt end in the Inner London Crown Court


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


Medical law brief
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 26 2012

The final stage of the passage of the Health and Social Care Bill has now passed


S v (1) J (2) S (3) G 2009 LTLPI 9.12.2009
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

Claimant developed pain, numbness, swelling and bruising in his arm following a blood test performed by a healthcare assistant at his GP surgery


GB v Barnsley Hospital NHS Foundation Trust 2009 LTLPI 7.1.2010
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2010

Claimant was referred to breast clinic at Defendant hospital by GP


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


O v The Pennine Acute Hospitals NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2009

The Claimant, aged 38 years, attended the Defendant’s hospital to undergo osteotomy to the fourth and fifth metatarsals of her foot to relieve discomfort and clawing


Consultation: proposals to introduce prescribing responsibilities for paramedics
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

The Department of Health invites views on proposals to extend non-medical prescribing responsibilities to paramedic practitioners


Law Society supports guidance for mental health practitioners
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

YoungMinds, supported by the Law Society, has produced a briefing to explain the amendments to the Mental Health Act which will take effect from April 1st 2010


Criminal checks on doctors delaying operations
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

The Royal College of Surgeons has warned that operations involving children are being cancelled as surgeons require separate criminal record checks for each hospital they work at