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What goes on in the House is reported by Kingsley Napley
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

The House of Commons Health Committee published its Fourth Report of Session on 3 December 2012


Proposed amendment to failure regime - a huge step to re-centralising power?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 8 2013

As readers will know, the Secretary of State has now lost two court hearings regarding the future of A&E and maternity service at Lewisham Hospital


Provision of healthcare: non-delegable duty of care
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 30 2013

Supreme Court allows appeal against Court of Appeal decision that state run school did not owe a non-delegable duty of care to pupil injured during a


Restrictions on private life
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

Just before Christmas, judgment was given in the case of J Council v GU and others. GU suffered from a number of separable mental disorders including


Draft Local Authorities (Public Health Functions and Entry to Premises by Local Healthwatch Representatives) Regulations 2012 published
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • January 4 2013

Draft regulations are to be laid before Parliament, setting out the steps to be taken by local authorities in exercising the public health functions of


Up and coming - October 2013
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • October 1 2013

The appeal against the dismissal of the judicial review challenge to the benefits cap has been granted permission and is coming up for hearing shortly


Consultation on how local authorities should consult on fluoridation schemes
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 15 2012

On 4 September 2012, the DH launched a consultation on the process that local authorities should follow when considering water fluoridation schemes


Recent developments from the Joint Committee on Human Rights
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 6 2007

The Westminster Parliament's Joint Committee on Human Rights has had a busy summer, publishing its report into the treatment of older people in care and issuing a call for evidence in respect of a British Bill of Rights


Private home, public function?
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • August 30 2007

In YL v Birmingham City Council and others the House of Lords considered the applicability of the Human Rights Act 1998 to the activities of a private care home


FOI - mother refused access to deceased daughter's health records
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 6 2007

The Information Tribunal's recent decision in Mrs P Bluck v Information Commissioner and Epsom and St Helier University NHS Trust (EA20060090) explored the relationship between freedom of information and doctorpatient confidentiality