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Local government briefing note 4 of 2015: cap on care costs and new appeals system - reforms on the horizon
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 8 2015

On 4 February 2015, the government launched a consultation on draft regulations implementing the cap on care costs contained in the Care Act 2014


R (Chatting) v (1) Viridian Housing (2) LB Wandsworth
  • Thirty Nine Essex Street
  • United Kingdom
  • January 9 2013

This community care judicial review is of considerable importance for the very clear statement it contains as to the interaction between the MCA 2005 and


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


Obesity should not be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

The Equality Act is designed to ensure that disabled workers receive protection from less favourable treatment if they are disabled, and to ensure


Obesity should be protected as a disability because...
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2014

To begin with, my apologies to Hilary, I am not going to argue that obesity should be adopted as a disability under the Equality Act. It should not


Public health report reveals true extent of East Park pool problems
  • Neil Hudgell Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2014

Reports have today revealed the full extent of hygiene and cleanliness problems at the paddling pool in Hull's East Park which led to 70 people


Safeguarding disclosures for the health sector
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 1 2014

The High Court has ruled that the former employer of a teacher does not owe that teacher a duty of care when making safeguarding disclosures. This


Public involvement and consultation about health services
  • Wragge Lawrence Graham & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 23 2008

The Local Government and Public Involvement in Health Act 2007 makes important changes to arrangements for patient and public involvement in the provision of health and social care services under the NHS


Trust correct not to release critical incident reports under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 16 2008

The Information Commissioner (ICO) has upheld a decision by an NHS trust not to release five critical incident reports concerning five separate murders carried out by patients of the trust


Care Act 2014
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 15 2014

The Care Act 2014, which received Royal Assent on 14 May 2014, will impose new obligations on local authorities in respect of the provision of social