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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


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


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


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


B v Thameside & Glossop Acute Services NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2010

Claimant suffered prolonged partial intrapartum hypoxia and perinatal stroke resulting in hemiplegic brain injury


JMH (as mother and administratrix of JSH) v X NHS Trust 2009 LTLPI 25.3.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

The Claimant was the mother of the Deceased who was admitted to the Defendant Trust hospital after taking an overdose of 20 paracetamol tablets and three ibuprofen tablets


Government response to consultation on new patient rights effective from April 1st 2010
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

Following the recent consultation process, the NHS Constitution has been revised to reflect changes including the right to commence non urgent treatment within 18 weeks and in cases where cancer is suspected, to be referred to a specialist within two weeks or offer a range of alternative providers


IVF clinics told to cut multiple births or risk licences
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

Under Human Fertilisation and Embryology Authority rules to be introduced in April, fertility clinics will be required to reduce multiple birth rates from 24 to 20 within 12 months or risk losing their licences


D v (1) Chowdhury (2) Hamal (3) Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust 2009 LTLPI 26.2.10
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2010

Claimant (DOB: 05.04.66) presented to the Second Defendant GP on 08.10.02 with pins and needles and numbness in the fingertips when sneezing or coughing