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Safety in private healthcare
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

The BBC Panorama documentary “How safe is your operation?” which aired on 16 October 2017, identified worrying accounts of patients injured through


Abuse by foster parents: who pays?
  • Clyde & Co LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

In 1985 Ms Armes was placed into foster care by Nottinghamshire County Council. Over the next three years she suffered abuse. At her first foster


GMC v Stone 2017 - applying sanctions guidance and giving appropriate weight to mitigation
  • RadcliffesLeBrasseur
  • United Kingdom
  • October 19 2017

This case concerns two section 40A appeals under the Medical Act 1983, brought by the GMC concerning a MPT hearing in August 2016 and the subsequent


Service of the Claim Form and the Risk of Professional Negligence
  • Wright Hassall LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 18 2017

A recent High Court case reminds of the critical importance of serving Claim Forms correctly. Failure is likely to result in a claim of negligence


How much weight should be afforded to expert evidence in sexual misconduct cases?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2017

Pursuant to the power bestowed to the GMC by virtue of section 40A of the Medical Act 1983 (the Act), it sought to appeal against a determination of a


Government to cover negligence claims against GPs
  • RPC
  • United Kingdom
  • October 17 2017

Jeremy Hunt, health secretary, has announced that clinical negligence claims against GPs will soon be covered under a scheme backed by the government


Bristol surgeon investigated by NHS Trust regarding mesh implants
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • October 16 2017

It has been reported that a Bristol-based surgeon is being investigated by his NHS trust regarding mesh implants used to fix bowel problems in women


Cerebral Palsy Medical Negligence Cases - Can we improve the system?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 13 2017

The short answer to this question is that our legal system, like any other human endeavour, is not immune to change, and neither should it be. I have


Doctors under Investigation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 12 2017

Shannett Thompson outlines what happens when a Doctor is under investigation by the General Medical Council


‘Why are such a disproportionate number of complaints made against paramedics and social workers to the HCPC?’
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • October 11 2017

The University of Surrey’s final report ‘People Like Us? Understanding Complaints about paramedics and social workers’ has been published on the HCPC