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Novel treatments and capacity - still a matter for the court?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 13 2018

Where a patient lacks capacity to make an informed decision about receiving a novel treatment, is authorisation from the Court of Protection required


Unexpected consequences? The impact of the fax ban on inquests
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 10 2018

The Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matt Hancock, is banning the use of fax machines within the NHS


Medical examiners - in place nationally from April 2019
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • December 5 2018

In June 2018 the Department of Health & Social Care published its response to the consultation on plans for the long overdue reform of the death


GDPR and the transfer of personal data
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom, European Union
  • December 3 2018

The GDPR regulations offer greater rights to data subjects and more reporting requirements for companies that transact with and collect data from EU


Guidance issued from the Royal College of Psychiatrists relating to learning from deaths
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 29 2018

On 28 November 2018, the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCP) released guidance specifically focussing on learning from patient deaths for NHS mental


MM - the Supreme Court decides - long awaited judgment on conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 28 2018

The Supreme Court has today addressed the question of whether a detained mental health patient subject to restrictions, who would be eligible for


EAT case provides guidance on identifying misconduct of a professional nature in MHPS cases
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 23 2018

In a judgment delivered earlier this month, the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) upheld an Employment Tribunal decision (which, in turn, agreed with


Debts and connected obligations - what’s the difference?
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 21 2018

The recent Court of Appeal decision in the case of Doherty -v- Fannigan Holdings Ltd 2018 EWCA Civ 1615 considers the issue of whether a failure to


1-0 to the exclusion clause!
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 19 2018

In a recent decision, the High Court has found that an entire agreement clause may prohibit a buyer from bringing a claim for statutory


Hindsight not such a great thing
  • Hill Dickinson LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 16 2018

Whilst hindsight is usually extremely beneficial in many aspects of life, not so when it comes to considering implied terms