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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”


Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital


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


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


A CCG-owned CSU is an option according to NHS England
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2013

NHS England may allow CCGs to take over their CSUs according to the Health Service Journal (HSJ). If this proposal goes ahead it would mean CSUs


Remembering what’s not written: implied terms
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2013

When interpreting a contract, it's not just the express terms of the contract that are important. Careful consideration should also be given to


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


Court confirms absolute privilege applies to General Medical Council (GMC) investigations
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 16 2011

The recent case of Katherine White v Southampton University Hospitals NHS Trust and William Roche in the Queen's Bench Division of the High Court gives a further insight into the common law principal of absolute privilege and its application in relation to regulatory bodies


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


An update on PIP implants
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • European Union, France, United Kingdom
  • April 24 2014

In 1997, French company Poly Implant Prothèse (PIP) gained CE mark approval to produce breast implants using medical grade silicone. CE marking is