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Decision not to warn dishonest doctor was unduly lenient
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

The High Court has found that a fitness to practise panel of the General Medical Council wasunduly lenient by not imposing a formal warning in


What constitutes knowledge and the development of the Bolam principle
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

When does 'knowledge' constitute choice and choice demonstrate knowledge for the purposes of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980)? Julie Norris and


Poor post-operative care in private clinic providing NHS treatment raises questions about the NHS Choose and Book System
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

Following the tragic death of Mr James Hartley, a 79 year old grandfather at the Yorkshire clinic, as reported in the Daily Mail, questions are


Duty of candour can bring honesty, sympathy and openness needed to vastly improve health care
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

When something goes wrong during medical care, the worst possible reaction of professionals such as doctors, nurses and midwives is to try and cover


Five figure medical negligence settlement for woman left unable to have children
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2015

A Young woman has obtained a five-figure settlement following a dispute over whether she had been given informed consent for surgical procedure which


Don't punish the injured
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 29 2015

Yesterday, to a rather muted response, the Government announced that they were going to clamp down on lawyers who ‘overcharge the NHS’ in clinical


Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being


Successful settlement in consent to treatment case
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 19 2015

Compensation has been secured for a man who suffered a deep vein thrombosis, followed by pulmonary embolism on each lung, after routine day case


A further misguided attack on claimant costs in clinical negligence litigation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

On 15 June 2015 The Law Society Gazette reported that the Department of Health has vowed to reduce the £259m annual bill for claimant costs incurred


The doctor will see you now will better access to GPs improve patient care?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2015

Isn't it hard to get an appointment with your GP these days? The anecdotal consensus is that it's harder than it used to be. A two or three week wait