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Prevention better than cure
  • Kennedys Law LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2012

Out of court settlement of £20,000 for failure to identify and treat patient’s pressure sores, which restricted mobility for 14 months prior to death


Cabbages and kings: limitation of liability by professionals
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 8 2012

Lord Denning whimsically quoted Lewis Carroll in his swansong in the Court of Appeal (George Mitchell (Chesterhall) Ltd v Finney Lock Seeds (1983)):


Unregistered cosmetic surgery clinic fined £40,000 by CQC
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

In the first prosecution of its kind, a private clinic has been fined £40,000 for performing cosmetic surgery without being registered


Ability to rescind an earlier decision
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

The Nursing and Midwifery Council (N) was not entitled to rescind its earlier decision that a nurse (B) had no case to answer in respect of allegations of mistreating andor neglecting a patient


Suspension following breach of undertaking
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

D was suspended for nine months after she breached an undertaking to agree to a professional performance assessment


High Court approves £11m settlement in medical negligence claim involving a girl injured at birth
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

The NHS has agreed to pay £10.8m in compensation after a hospital’s failure to monitor a woman during labour led to her daughter suffering catastrophic injuries when she was born


HSE announce prosecution of Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • September 5 2013

The Health and Safety Executive have announced that Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust is to face prosecution following the death of diabetic


Builder sentenced to prison over death of toddler
  • CMS Cameron McKenna
  • United Kingdom
  • November 14 2012

A builder in Wales has been sentenced to two years in prison after being found guilty of gross negligence manslaughter in relation to the death of a three year old girl


Perry v Nursing and Midwifery Council 2013 EWCA Civ 145
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • March 4 2013

This was an appeal from the judgment of Thirlwall J rejecting the appellant’s claim that his hearing before the Investigating Committee (IC) of the


Chambers on both sides in clinical negligence action
  • 1 Chancery Lane
  • United Kingdom
  • July 31 2013

Mrs Ryan complained that the defendant GP had been too slow to refer her for hospital andor orthopaedic treatment on an infected calcaneal (heel