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The Gosport Independent Panel Report: analysis of an appalling catalogue of errors
  • Penningtons Manches LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 22 2018

A report was published on 20 June 2018 into the premature deaths of hundreds of elderly patients at Gosport War Memorial Hospital in Hampshire. The


Improving patient safety investigations
  • Leigh Day
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2018

Earlier this year the Government requested views from a wide range of people on how and when the NHS should investigate and respond to Serious


Pharmacy waited for years, why make changes so quickly after Bawa-Garba?
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 21 2018

Professor Sir Norman Williams has just sent the secretary of state for health and social care, Jeremy Hunt, his review of gross negligence


Nothing but the truth
  • Pitmans Law
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2018

In the recent case of Calderdale v Atwal, a clinical negligence claimant was sentenced to three months’ imprisonment and ordered to pay costs of £75


Valuing Bungled Litigation, Edwards V Hugh James Ford Simey
  • 4 New Square Chambers
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2018

The broad principles as to how to value what has been lost from bungled litigation have been established for a long time. In assessing what the


Custodial sentences for health and safety breaches
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 18 2018

A company director has been sentenced to 10 years’ imprisonment following the deaths of an employee and a customer at his fireworks shop in Stafford


Your fault or mine? It’s all in the contract
  • Brodies LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2018

Last year we reported on the case of Midlothian Council v Bracewell Stirling Architects which looked at the lead consultant’s role in a project and


SRA Handbook 2019 - Time to start preparing
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • June 14 2018

On 14th June 2018 the SRA published the response to its consultation on the new SRA Handbook along with a revised draft of the new SRA Handbook. The


The Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons finds no serious professional misconduct
  • McDowell Purcell
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2018

A hearing took place earlier this year before the Disciplinary Committee of the Royal College of Veterinary Surgeons. The hearing related to a


Pharmacy Brief - June 2018
  • Charles Russell Speechlys LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 13 2018

A new statutory defence came into force on 16 April, entitling pharmacy staff to be acquitted if they are prosecuted under section 64 of the Medicines