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Record personal injury damage award
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • December 7 2012

Allianz, the defendant insurers in Collier v A Norton, were ordered to pay a lump sum of £7.25 million in addition to annual payments of £270,000 to 17-year-old pupil of Cheltenham Ladies College, Agnes Collier


Unauthorised access to medical records
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2012

In Grinyer v Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust 2011 the court considered the effects of an employee’s unauthorised access to medical records, and suitable damages under the Data Protection Act


Recent cases and other news
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • September 19 2012

This personal injury claim gave the Court of Appeal the opportunity to set guidelines on the measure of general damages


Self-anaesthetising anaesthetist
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

C was an anaesthetist and an intravenous drug-user who had been using a variety of drugs for 15 years, throughout which time he had been practising medicine


First ruling by the court of protection on living will
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

An advance decision withdrawing life sustaining treatment has been declared valid by the Court of Protection


Refusal to comply with performance assessments leads to erasure where concerns over clinical competencies
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

U appealed against the Fitness to Practise Panel’s decision to erase him from the register


Dishonesty not proven and sanction set aside by court
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • June 8 2012

The Court held that the GMC’s Fitness to Practise Panel had been wrong to find that a locum anaesthetist had deliberately deleted a statement of truth from his timesheets and that the conduct amounted to dishonesty


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


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