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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”


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


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


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


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


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


Solving the bed blocking crisis a different approach?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 15 2011

Options to solve so-called "bed-blocking" are in the headlines again, following an apparent decision by NHS Sefton to begin using anti-trespass laws to evict patients taking up beds inappropriate for their needs and which are desperately needed by others


Arm’s length bodies review
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2010

The Department of Health's review on arm's length bodies (ALBs) has been published and proposes to demolish, merge or transfer the functions of 12 out of 18 bodies, with only six assured of a "clear future"


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