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Case Update: Brain injured man awarded full damages from Trust whose delay in his emergency treatment materially contributed to his pre-existing injury
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 28 2016

Dr Sido John was a GP who, when he was 16 years old, developed a mild right-sided hemiparesis, meaning that he could only effectively use his left


Damages won after ‘never event’ bowel injury during surgery for hysterectomy
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

Penningtons Manches' clinical negligence team has settled a claim on behalf of a woman from Kent against obstetrician and gynaecologist, Professor


Child’s birth injury judgement highlights poor standards of medical record keeping
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 25 2016

The recent decision of Mrs Justice McGowan in the case of FE (represented by his Litigation Friend PE) v. St Georges University Hospitals NHS Trust


Regulatory Status and Criminal Prosecutions
  • Fieldfisher LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 21 2016

The General Osteopathic Council (GOsC), has recently carried out a successful criminal prosecution for the unlawful use of the protected title of


GMC release guidance on the provision of Cosmetic Interventions
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 20 2016

In response to the increasing number of clinicians offering cosmetic interventions, the General Medical Council has released guidance ("the


Material contribution in clinical negligence causation
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • April 14 2016

An interesting case on causation (John v Central Manchester & Manchester Children's University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust) was resolved last month


NHS investigation to be launched after privatisation of ambulance service branded an 'absolute shambles'
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 13 2016

The Guardian has recently reported concerns of how lives of vulnerable patients are being put at risk as a result of lengthy delays to South East


Doctor was obliged immediately to report disciplinary findings abroad
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Singapore, United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

The High Court (Administrative Court) has ruled that a doctor who was suspended by a disciplinary committee in Singapore should have notified the GMC


Court of Appeal guidance on proceeding in a respondent's absence
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

In these joined cases the Court of Appeal (CA) has given guidance on the approach to be taken when considering whether to proceed with a fitness to


Case update: High Court reaffirms Fitness to Practise Panels have a duty to support unrepresented registrants and are not bound by determinations on sanction by differently constituted panels
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • April 12 2016

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