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Innovation Pass pilot: consultation
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

This consultation seeks views from the NHS, industry and other stakeholders on the proposals for an Innovation Pass pilot


Ale v VVV University NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

Claimant, aged five at the date of settlement, sustained severe brain damage due to Trust’s failure to recognise serious abnormalities on CTG and proceed to Caesarean section delivery


Personal Care at Home Bill
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

The Bill was introduced to Parliament on 25 November 2009


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


KC v University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

The Claimant, aged 31 years at date of settlement, was born with spina bifida and hydrocephalus, and received ventricular peritoneal shunt


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


JL (as executrix of the estate of AR (Deceased) v Gloucestershire Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

Deceased was admitted to Defendant hospital after sustaining a fall but Trust failed to identify subluxation of cervical spine and discharged Deceased


NHS nurses must have degree under new rules from 2013
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

The Government has announced that all new nurses will be required to hold a degree-level qualification to enter the profession from 2013


S v Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 18 2009

Claimant was admitted to Defendant hospital suffering from depression and chaotic behaviour