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Ambulance Trust found negligent
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

The recent case of Taaffe v East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (2012) is worth noting


Dismissals for breakdown in working relationships
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

In a decision handed down on 19 July 2012 in the case of Sian Kerslake v North West London Hopsitals NHS, the High Court held that a Trust could proceed with an internal hearing to consider if a consultant should be dismissed for “some other substantial reason” (SOSR) where it was alleged that there had been a breakdown in the working relationship


Candour - what is a notifiable patient safety incident?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2015

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activity) Regulations 2014 introduces the statutory duty of candour. While the terms used in those


JCT 05: where did nominated sub-contractors go?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2008

NHS bodies in their role as client for construction projects sometimes require a contractor to employ a sub-contractor of the client’s choice (known as a “nominated sub-contractor”


Reporting the death of a person subject to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLs)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 16 2011

There is no statutory requirement for the Registrar of Births and Deaths to refer the deaths of those who are subject to a DOLs authorisation to the coroner


Causation and modification of “but for” test
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2008

The recently decided case of Bailey (by father and litigation friend) v Min. of Defence and another 2008 EWCA Civ 883 re-examined the “but for” test in causation


Implementation of the NHS reforms
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 5 2013

The beginning of April saw the implementation of what are largely heralded as the most significant NHS reforms since its foundation in 1948. This has


Health legal update - November 2014
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 13 2014

At he end of September, NHS England wrote to CCGs and area teams seting out in its Proposed next steps towards primary care co-commisioning: an


Overturning dismissals in internal appeal hearings
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

In the case of Piper v Maidstone & Tunbridge NHS Trust, the NHS trust employer dismissed the claimant, who had been employed as a chaplain, for gross


Construction contracts: damages for delay
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2010

If the provision of a new NHS building is delayed and it is the contractor's fault, the NHS body (as "employer" under the building contract) will want the right to recover the costs of the delay