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Nurse Cautioned over Allegations of Dishonesty by the Nursing and Midwifery Council
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • May 15 2017

In a recent UK case, allegations of deficient clinical practice, together with allegations of dishonesty, on the part of Nurse Marinete


Guide to going global employment 2016
  • DLA Piper LLP
  • Australia, Ireland, United Kingdom, USA
  • June 30 2016

Many companies today aim to scale their businesses globally and into multiple countries simultaneously. In order to help clients meet this challenge


Joint Guidance to be issued by PSI & Medical Council Regarding Safe Prescribing and Dispensing of Controlled Drugs
  • McDowell Purcell
  • Ireland
  • May 18 2017

The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland (“PSI”) and the Medical Council of Ireland have come together to make available practical guidance on the safe


Access To New Medicines For Irish Patients
  • William Fry
  • Ireland
  • May 16 2017

The Minister for Health Simon Harris, at the Third Round Table meeting of EU Health Ministers and CEOs and Heads of Europe-based pharmaceutical


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


Relocation of the EU Medicines Agency - Ireland Island of Saints and Scholars
  • Hogan Lovells
  • European Union, Ireland
  • April 28 2017

For thousands of years Ireland has been known as the Island of Saints and Scholars. The country is also world famous for its "Irish welcome". The


Johnson & Johnson faces further legal action over suspected link between talcum powder and ovarian cancer
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • Ireland, USA
  • November 22 2016

In 2013 and 2014, Johnson & Johnson was the subject of multiple lawsuits in the United States in which it was claimed that the company was responsible


Liability at common law of a parent company to an employee of its subsidiary
  • A&L Goodbody
  • Ireland, United Kingdom
  • September 20 2011

In a recent UK High Court case a parent company was held to owe a duty of care to an employee of a subsidiary company, where the employee had been exposed to asbestos and subsequently suffered asbestosis, in circumstances where the subsidiary company was no longer in existence


BUPA loses Irish state aid appeal
  • Shepherd and Wedderburn LLP
  • Ireland, European Union
  • February 29 2008

On 12 February, the Court of First Instance (CFI) issued its judgment in Case T-28903, dismissing an application by BUPA to annul a decision of the European Commission (the Commission) in respect of a risk equalisation system for the private medical insurance sector in Ireland


Preparing for the New EU General Data Protection Regulation
  • A&L Goodbody
  • European Union, Ireland
  • January 26 2017

The GDPR will come into force on 25 May 2018. All HCOs and HCPs as data controllers and processors must comply with the new law by this date