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New blood test offers early warning of recurrence of breast cancer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 28 2015

Scientists at the Institute of Cancer Research in London have published a study in Science Translational Medicine about a blood test that may be able


Clinical trial transparency: it's about empowerment
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2015

A recent High Court case has brought the issue of clinical trial transparency back into focus. Richmond Pharmacology Ltd, a clinical research company


Retailers charging more than 50 for goods in hospital shops
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2015

WH Smith and Marks & Spencer have been accused of routinely charging customers substantially more for goods in hospital shops, compared with their


UK Dyson Award winner promises affordable prosthetics for amputees
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 26 2015

Technological advances in recent years have significantly improved the functionality of prosthetic arms and legs - as anyone who has witnessed the


Practical completion O’Rourke Construction Ltd v Healthcare Support (Newcastle) Ltd and Others
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 25 2015

There was no requirement that any breach of the specification however technical or minor must prevent the Phase Certificate of Practical Completion


Is a hospital liable for an A&E receptionist providing erroneous waiting time information?
  • Anthony Gold Solicitors
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

The case is a very interesting case because it concerned allegations against both non-clinical and clinical A&E staff, but it is most important for


A chest pain clinic failed to diagnose a man's heart disease
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 24 2015

The family of a man who died from a heart attack after a specialist chest pain clinic failed to diagnose his heart disease has received compensation


Multiple instances of 'non-serious' misconduct can amount to 'serious misconduct'
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

The Court of Appeal has overturned four findings of 'serious misconduct' made by a GMC fitness to practise panel (the Panel) in respect of a doctor


Declarations of non-infringement and prosecution history UK Court of Appeal rules in Actavis v Eli Lilly
  • Marks & Clerk
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

In a judgment that clarifies key areas of patent law, the UK Court of Appeal has overturned a decision by the High Court to award declarations of


Let's talk DNRs
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • August 21 2015

For as long as I can remember I have known my mum's wishes for end of life care if she became incapacitated. I'm not sure why we started discussing