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New pre-action protocol in clinical negligence actions
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • January 28 2016

The early resolution of clinical negligence actions will become a real possibility with the introduction of a pre-action protocol


The plain facts the challenges posed by the introduction of plain packaging
  • FRKelly
  • Ireland
  • September 7 2015

Plain packaging is a regulatory proposal requiring generic packaging for all tobacco products the packaging must consist of 65 health warnings


Pre-action Protocols and the Extension of Time Limits
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • December 3 2015

Provisions allowing for pre-action protocols in clinical negligence actions are finally to be introduced, five years after they were advised by the


Clinical trial agreements: Five key concepts
  • LK Shields
  • Ireland
  • January 24 2013

Clinical trials play a pivotal role in the development of market-safe pharmaceuticals and medical devices and, needless to say, sit within an


Mental health, taking of blood samples without patient consent
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • February 1 2012

Mr Justice MacMenamin in his judgement dated 26 July 2011, held that the taking of blood samples by doctors treating a woman suffering from severe mental illness was lawful, despite her failure to give consent


Conquering record-keeping for healthcare professionals
  • Arthur Cox
  • Ireland
  • November 23 2015

While it may not be a healthcare professional’s most exciting task, keeping good records is good professional practice and makes sense. Good


Government considers provision of personal data to researchers
  • Squire Patton Boggs
  • Ireland
  • November 30 2015

The revised Health Information and Patient Safety Bill, as drafted, will grant certain researchers the ability to obtain personal data without the


Bar set high in order to succeed in strike out applications
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • July 29 2014

The Circuit Court recently imposed a "permanent stay" on negligence proceedings issued against a private hospital, in circumstances where the


Medical Injuries Assessment Board
  • Eversheds LLP
  • Ireland
  • June 18 2014

Medical negligence claims have long been complex and costly, with liability and causation often heavily disputed. Dorothea Dowling, Chairwoman of the


To disclose or not disclose expert commentary
  • Matheson
  • Ireland
  • August 27 2014

Historically, there has been some confusion over the exact interpretation of the disclosure rules. Previously, in Payne v Shovlin both the High