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CQC's next phase of regulation: Consultation 2 - deadline 8 August
  • DAC Beachcroft
  • United Kingdom
  • July 27 2017

The CQC is currently consulting on major changes to the way it regulates and inspects health and social care services. The second in a series of


Charlie Gard and the withdrawal of life-saving treatment
  • Buddle Findlay
  • New Zealand, United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

The case of Charlie Gard has attracted significant international attention this year, eliciting comments from the European Court of Human Rights, the


Trust me I’m a Doctor
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 26 2017

The limitations of the Bolam principle and its application to cases involving consent were explored in the recent Court of Appeal decision of Webster


Child receives seven-figure sum after alleged labour mismanagement results in brain injury
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2017

B’s mother had had a relatively normal pregnancy, but, in the hours leading up to his birth, the CTG trace started to show signs of fetal hypoxia - a


Ex-Employee Imprisonment and Other Decisions: July 2017 Case Law Round-Up
  • Steptoe & Johnson LLP
  • United Kingdom, USA
  • July 25 2017

There have been several interesting cases that have made their mark this July. Below is a summary of these recent decisions and what they mean for


Solicitor for bereaved mother highlights the importance of Group B Strep awareness and the need for testing in pregnancy
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2017

Ms A is taking legal action against South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation following the death of her daughter Baby I on 2 June 2014. Baby I was born at


Immigration Update: July 2017
  • Birketts LLP
  • European Union, United Kingdom
  • July 25 2017

The British government and the EU have agreed that one of their priorities in Brexit negotiations is to reach a deal on arrangements for EU nationals


Whistleblowing: compensation for future loss
  • Birketts LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2017

The Court of Appeal holds that when the consequences of making a protected disclosure are ‘career-ending’ for an individual, tribunals should consider


Healthcare briefing - Responding to Notices of Proposal (NOPs)
  • Radcliffes Le Brasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • July 25 2017

If the CQC is proposing to take civil enforcement action without following an urgent process, then they will serve a Notice of Proposal on the


Lawyer for contaminated blood victims calls for Department of Health to be stripped of any involvement in public inquiry
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • July 24 2017

The Department of Health (DoH) are currently the sponsoring department for the inquiry and are leading on the establishment of the inquiry including