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For your eyes only: healthcare privacy issues in Australia
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 22 2016

As the Australian healthcare industry adapts to today's technological advancements the risk of privacy breaches occurring has increased. We review


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


Defending fibromyalgia claims: a modern strategic approach
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 25 2016

We explore fibromyalgia in the claims environment and take a fresh look at tactics for defendants and their insurers. Fibromyalgia claims are


Making a difference on patient safety
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2015

Early involvement of the NHS Litigation Authority (NHS LA) and its lawyers in the coronial process, on behalf of the NHS, makes a difference to


A Senior Coroner’s perspective of the coronial process
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 9 2015

Our final healthcare seminar of 2015 welcomed Ms Nadia Persaud, Senior Coroner for the Eastern Area of Greater London, who gave her perspective on


Obstetric claims: lessons to be learnt
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2015

The cost of maternity claims has risen dramatically over the last 10 years. As part of Kennedys' annual healthcare seminar programme, Mr Derek


Travel: inquestsprevention of death reports
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2015

Our annual UK travel and tourism seminar series started by exploring the duty of coroners to produce 'prevention of future death reports' following


E-cigarettes: no smoke without fire
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 12 2015

With over 2 million users in the UK and rising, e-cigarettes have aggressively penetrated the smoking market. It is now more important than ever for


Disclosure of medical records or confidential information relating to a deceased patient - a guidance note for doctors
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 11 2015

Doctors may question if they are permitted to release medical records or other confidential information provided by a patient who subsequently dies


Patient confidentially: guidance for doctors as to the presence of healthcare management co-ordinators during consultations with an injured employee
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • Hong Kong, United Kingdom
  • November 11 2015

The Court of First Instance expressed concern of the intrusion of principles of doctor-patient confidentiality by the attendance of the healthcare