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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”


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


Health legal update - September 2014
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 15 2014

Mergers between NHS foundation trusts, or between NHS foundation trusts and another business (NHS mergers), are subject to merger control reviews by


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


Caldicott 2 The Information Governance Review: The final chance to get it right?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2013

Dame Fiona Caldicott is right when she observes confusion and a lack of clarity when it comes to sharing information - often to the detriment of


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


Court orders that patient can be restrained to undergo lifesaving dialysis against his wishes
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 11 2012

A trust, which cannot be named for legal reasons, has applied to the Court of Protection for permission to restrain a patient in order to perform life saving dialysis


NHS England sets out its intentions for commissioning of prescribed specialised services
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2013

On 3 October, NHS England published "Prescribed Specialised Services Commissioning Intentions", a paper setting out its intended approach to dealing


NHS continuing care: Court of Appeal confirms that NHS is primary decision maker for individual cases
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 8 2008

The Court of Appeal has handed down an important judgment which confirms that decisions on eligibility for NHS continuing care are, in law, decisions for primary care trusts alone and are not joint decisions between the NHS and local authorities


Office of Public Guardian (OPG) publishes guidance and policies on safeguarding vulnerable adults
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2009

The Office of the Public Guardian (OPG) has published three new documents on the safeguarding of vulnerable adults: Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Policy; Safeguarding Vulnerable Adults Procedures and Guidance; and Protocol for working together to safeguard vulnerable adults (office of the OPG and Local Authorities