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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


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


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


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


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


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


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