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Case update: High Court reemphasises the significance of a finding of dishonesty against a professional by overturning Panel’s determination
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

This was an appeal to the High Court against the decision of a Fitness to Practice Panel (the Panel) of the General Medical Council in respect of a


No case to answer against Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • February 3 2016

On 16 December 2015 we reported on the increasing focus of the public, regulators and prosecutors on public sector bodies’ health and safety


Case update: NMC Conduct and Competence Panel’s analysis of the credibility of witnesses is strongly criticised
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

The decision of Mrs Justice Andrews DBE in this appeal may make difficult reading for the Conduct and Competence Committee (CCC) which adjudicated


Press Round-Up: Regulatory and Professional Discipline - December 2015 - January 2016
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

BSB seeks women’s experiences at the Bar - the BSB launched a survey on 12 January 2015 to better understand women's experiences of the equality


High Court hears first case considering NHS Procurement Regulations
  • Burges Salmon LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

The High Court has upheld the decision of NHS England ("NHSE") not to award an interim contract for the provision of gamma knife treatment ("GKT"


Former carpenter settles mesothelioma claim - Mesothelioma lawyer secures financial settlement for client
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 2 2016

Bryan Harvey, a former carpenter with mesothelioma settled his claim against his former employers after contracting mesothelioma. Mr Harvey was in


A guide to GPhC Investigations and fitness to practise proceedings
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

As a pharmacist, any complaint or concern which is raised by the General Pharmaceutical Council can be confusing and stressful, particularly because


New Sentencing Guidelines for Health and Safety will increase fines and impact on shareholders
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

Fines for breaches of health and safety laws will be significantly higher from 01 February 2016. From 01 February new Sentencing Guidelines for


Family of woman failed by local Mental Health Trust settles claim - A woman died after being discharged from the care of a home treatment team
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • February 1 2016

The family of a woman who died whilst under the care of North East London mental health services has successfully concluded a claim against the


Dismissal of corporate manslaughter charge against NHS Trust
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 29 2016

Yesterday, the trial of Maidstone and Tunbridge Wells NHS Trust and a consultant anaesthetist came to an abrupt end in the Inner London Crown Court