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What constitutes knowledge and the development of the Bolam principle
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • July 1 2015

When does 'knowledge' constitute choice and choice demonstrate knowledge for the purposes of the Limitation Act 1980 (LA 1980)? Julie Norris and


Poor post-operative care in private clinic providing NHS treatment raises questions about the NHS Choose and Book System
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 30 2015

Following the tragic death of Mr James Hartley, a 79 year old grandfather at the Yorkshire clinic, as reported in the Daily Mail, questions are


A further misguided attack on claimant costs in clinical negligence litigation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 17 2015

On 15 June 2015 The Law Society Gazette reported that the Department of Health has vowed to reduce the £259m annual bill for claimant costs incurred


The doctor will see you now will better access to GPs improve patient care?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 15 2015

Isn't it hard to get an appointment with your GP these days? The anecdotal consensus is that it's harder than it used to be. A two or three week wait


Melanoma - diagnosis and treatment
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2015

This week brings the start of meteorological summer and the twin temptations of sunny skies and warmer temperatures invite us to indulge in lazy days


Consulting DR Google - a friend or foe?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 3 2015

In this increasingly tech-savvy age, it has become common to "Google" one's symptoms. For many of us, consulting the virtual Dr Google has become the


Spinal injury why the 2007 rehabilitation code must change
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 2 2015

As a claimant clinical negligence solicitor, I see first-hand the impact a spinal injury can have on an individual's life. Coming to terms with such


Clarity urgently required on the test for dishonesty in regulatory proceedings as administrative court unable to rule on the issue
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2015

Further to the cases of PSA v HCPC and David 2014 EWHC 4657 andHussain v GMC 2014 EWCA Civ 2246, additional judicial comment has been made about


Fitness to practice Panel's failure to find dishonest doctor impaired was not unduly lenient, holds the High Court
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2015

In September 2014 Dr Uppal faced proceedings brought by the General Medical Council based on the following events. On 13 December 2011 whilst


Press round-up: regulatory and professional discipline - April - May 2015
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • May 28 2015

From 1 April 2015, the HCPC will require all new applicants to the Register to complete a professional declaration stating that they have suitable