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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

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

High Court sets out key principles to ensure a fair consultation process
  • Herbert Smith Freehills LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • April 10 2013

In the recent decision of R (on the application of Save our Surgery Ltd) v Joint Committee of Primary Care Trusts 2013 EWHC 439, the court quashed

What standards and behaviour are expected of health and care professional students? HCPC consultation on revised guidance for students
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • November 2 2015

In October, the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) launched a consultation seeking the views of their stakeholders on their draft revised

Thousands of British soldiers ready to sue the MoD over use of anti-malaria drug Lariam
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • September 9 2015

The Ministry of Defence is under increasing pressure to ban the use of the anti-malaria drug Lariam, as the reported cases of damaging side-effects

Mental capacity law newsletter October 2015: issue 59 - Scotland
  • 39 Essex Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • October 9 2015

Sheriff Principal Scott, who is Sheriff Principal of Glasgow and Strathkelvin, has issued Practice Note No.2, 2015 entitled “Applications under the

Successful legal challenge by prisoner of unauthorised smoking in prison
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2015

In a judgment given last week, Paul Black, a serving prisoner at HMP Wymott, succeeded in his judicial review challenge of the Prison Service’s

Civil liability in cases of self-inflicted deaths in prison custody a healthcare perspective
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 25 2015

The prison population in England and Wales has a higher mortality rate than in the community, with approximately one third of all deaths being

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

NHS privatisation debate takes front stage as electioneering starts in earnest
  • Eversheds LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 12 2015

NHS privatisation has been one of the most hotly debated issues in the lead up to the Election this May, whether it be through political discourse