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High Court considers the power of a regulator to refer back to its Investigating Committee fresh allegations arising from the same facts as allegations already considered and referred by that committee
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 22 2015

This was a judicial review of a decision by the Investigating Committee (“IC”) of the Health and Care Professions Council (“HCPC”) in which the IC


"Choosing wisely" - better outcomes for patients and doctors
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

The British Medical Journal and the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges have announced a major initiative "Choosing Wisely" aimed at stopping


Zurich v International Energy revisited insurer’s liability for Mesothelioma losses
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • Guernsey, United Kingdom
  • May 20 2015

Today, the Supreme Court unanimously decided that because the Compensation Act 2006 does not apply in Guernsey (where the victim was employed), Zurich


Court of Appeal decision on the limits of CHC provision
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 18 2015

An unsuccessful appeal in a judicial review has underlined the reasonableness of exploring alternative means of providing accommodation before


High Court terminate interim suspension of doctor facing gross negligence manslaughter charges following death of 6 year old child
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 14 2015

This was an appeal against the decision of an Interim Orders Panel (the Panel) of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) on 8 January 2015


High Court reminds fitness to practice committees of their duty to provide sufficient reasons
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

A dentist, Mr M, sought to challenge the decision of the Interim Orders Committee (IOC) of the General Dental Council (GDC) to place interim


Six year delay in claim to UK tribunal potentially excused by mental health issues
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • United Kingdom
  • May 12 2015

This is Mental Health Awareness Week in the UK, so here are two brief and totally unrelated perspectives on mental health issues in the workplace


High Court makes clear that allegations are not be amended to meet changing evidence at hearing
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

The Professional Standards Authority (PSA) referred to the High Court a decision of the Conduct and Competence Committee (the Committee) of the


The expertise of the expert: a cautionary tale
  • MacRoberts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

The Fitness to Practise Panel of the Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service (MPTS) handed down a judgment resulting in the medico-legal practitioner


The further inadequacies of the NHS Litigation Authority
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • May 8 2015

Loathe as I am to complain further about the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) it does appear that they are intent on causing my clients and I deep