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Press round-up: regulatory and professional discipline: July August 2015
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 30 2015

On 10 July 2015, the BSB launched a consultation paper to consider the strengths and weaknesses in the current academic (law degree or conversion


Director of a healthcare firm ordered to pay penalties of £250k after 100 year old resident died in fall from hoist
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • July 22 2015

Company director Mohammed Zarook and the company which owned the Meppershall Care Home, GA Projects, were prosecuted following an incident in August


Inquest begins into death in Stevenage Hospital of 69 year old woman with severe learning difficulties
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 14 2015

The inquest into the death, in February 2014, of a 69 year old woman with schizophrenia and severe learning difficulties, who died after being


NHS must focus on improving quality of care, and admit errors early, to cut legal medical negligence costs
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2015

It has today been revealed that NHS trusts have paid out more than £4.5 billion over the past five years to compensate for medical mistakes. Of that


Fixed costs for medical negligence cases could deny victims representation they deserve
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • July 13 2015

As medical negligence experts, first and foremost, in every case we take on, we put the best long-term interests of our clients at the heart of our


Prosecution update: public sector
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • July 10 2015

On 7 July 2015, at Inverness Sheriff Court, NHS Highland was fined £40,000 following a guilty plea to Sections 3 (1) and Section 33 (1) (a) of the


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


Birth injury series - assisted or instrumental delivery
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 3 2015

Babies cannot always be delivered through the birth canal without assistance from medical staff and sometimes medical instruments or tools will be


Investigating medical accidents the call for an independent investigatory body
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

Earlier this year The House of Commons Public Administration Select Committee (PASC) called for a national body to be set up specifically to


Family of 22 year old woman receive settlement following death
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 2 2015

The family of a 22 year old woman who died 14 days after giving birth have received £390,000. The woman, known only as Ms D, went into labour in the