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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


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


S v West Midlands South Strategic Health Authority & others
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2009

In 1983, the Claimant attended the Defendant hospital at age 15 after inhaling a piece of plastic


Michael Harvard v North Bristol NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2009

The Claimant attended the Defendant hospital complaining of acute chest pain and was diagnosed as suffering from myocardial infarction


X v London Strategic Health Authority
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2009

Claimant aged 22 years at settlement, underwent appendectomy at Defendant hospital when 4 years old


H v Hinchingbrooke Healthcare NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2009

Claimant was referred to Defendant’s orthopaedic clinic with suspected Achilles tendon rupture


NHS constitution: a consultation on new patient rights
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2009

The Department of Health has launched a consultation on proposed new patient rights to include treatment within 18 weeks following referral from a GP and to be seen by a cancer specialist within two weeks of referral


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


RH (by her mother and litigation friend, JH) v (1) Central Manchester Primary Care Trust (2) Central Manchester and Manchester Children’s University Hospitals NHS Trust 2009
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2009

Claimant pursued both Trusts in respect of a negligent delay in diagnosis of her developmental hip dysplasia until she was almost three years old


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