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The Royal College of Surgeons’ guidance post-Montgomery
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2016

On 27 October 2016 the Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) published its new guidance on consent on the back of the landmark Supreme Court case in April


Government proposals to provide a 'safe space' in healthcare safety investigations cause concern among birth injury specialists
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The Department of Health has published a consultation paper entitled ‘Providing a ‘safe space’ in healthcare safety investigations’, which proposes to


DACB successfully defend cosmetic surgery claim on consent
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • November 18 2016

The case of Karen Turner v Mr Nigel Carver provides useful lessons on the scope of the duty of care owed to cosmetic surgery patients, the critical


High Court allows appeal against striking off order imposed by NMC’s Conduct and Competence Committee
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2016

This was an appeal against a decision of the Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) Conduct and Competence Committee (‘the Committee’) to impose


The NMC’s move towards ‘private allegations’
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2016

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) is the statutory body responsible for regulating Nurses and Midwifes in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern


Concerns raised over patient care at Queen Elizabeth Hospital
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 7 2016

The lawyer who represented over 200 alleged victims of abuse at Stafford hospital has said she has serious concerns following a report by the Care


NHSLA mediation - a step in the right direction but not one size fits all
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

Clinical negligence, Medical Negligence, NHS, NHSLA, personal injury Following a recent pilot, the NHS Litigation Authority (NHSLA) has launched its


Inquest into death of Damian Bowen who died of asphyxiation at work
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

Damian Bowen, 32, died on 27 October 2011, when he was asphyxiated in a small room storing liquid nitrogen at the St Stephen’s Centre at the Chelsea


Family of a man who developed a fatal pressure sore following routine surgery receives compensation
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

The family of a 73-year-old man who went in for routine knee surgery and developed a fatal pressure sore have received compensation for his suffering


Six-figure sum for woman who was seriously injured during spinal surgery
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • November 3 2016

Jill was a graphic designer and teacher who loved travelling and outdoor activities, but her life was changed dramatically following a botched spinal