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JCT 05: where did nominated sub-contractors go?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • October 10 2008

NHS bodies in their role as client for construction projects sometimes require a contractor to employ a sub-contractor of the client’s choice (known as a “nominated sub-contractor”


Ambulance Trust found negligent
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

The recent case of Taaffe v East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (2012) is worth noting


Court clarifies when handcuffs should be used on prisoners or detained persons when in hospital
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2012

The case of FGP v Serco (2012) EWHC 1804 (Admin) concerned the judicial review of Serco’s decision to use restraints on an individual during visits to Hillingdon Hospital


The balance between prosecution and reporting of dispensing errors
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • August 5 2010

The Legal Guidance note published by the Crown Prosecution Service (CPS) on 21 June 2010 highlights areas where pharmacists, pharmacy technicians and other persons handling medicines are liable to prosecution under the Medicines Act 1968 (the Act


Overturning dismissals in internal appeal hearings
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2013

In the case of Piper v Maidstone & Tunbridge NHS Trust, the NHS trust employer dismissed the claimant, who had been employed as a chaplain, for gross


Construction contracts: damages for delay
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • March 9 2010

If the provision of a new NHS building is delayed and it is the contractor's fault, the NHS body (as "employer" under the building contract) will want the right to recover the costs of the delay


Department of Health consultation on changes to the allocation of the Learning Disability Commissioning Transfer, preserved rights and AIDS support grants
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • September 7 2010

The Department of Health (DH) has recently issued a consultation on options for distributing three social care grants: learning disability commissioning transfer, preserved rights and aids support, in each case from 1 April 2011


Candour - what is a notifiable patient safety incident?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • February 4 2015

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activity) Regulations 2014 introduces the statutory duty of candour. While the terms used in those


Remembering what’s not written: implied terms
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • June 6 2013

When interpreting a contract, it's not just the express terms of the contract that are important. Careful consideration should also be given to


The inextricable link between insurance clauses and caps on liability: can the former undermine the latter?
  • Mills & Reeve LLP
  • United Kingdom
  • November 5 2012

The recent case of The Trustees of Ampleforth Abbey Trust v Turner & Townsend Project Management Ltd highlights how contractually committing to hold more insurance than the amount of the liability cap can render a limitation of liability clause unenforceable