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Hospitals should assess head injuries promptly but don’t expect to be told that
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 21 2017

The recent case of Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust 2017 EWCA Civ 15 before the Court of Appeal has shone a spotlight onto waiting times


Medical Negligence: who are the best experts?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 18 2017

Medical experts are key to success in any medical negligence case. Given their ability to make or break a case, what is it that we look for in an


NHS must take greater care with patients and litigation
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 14 2017

Last week, the National Audit Office wasted a valuable opportunity to highlight the causes of costly NHS litigation. This despite Lord Justice Jackson


Welcome comment from Lord Justice Jackson
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 13 2017

The recent case of FB v Rana is helpful in many ways: It clearly sets out that where a doctor, in a particular post, does not exercise the degree of


Is a mother giving birth a primary or secondary victim?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

This was a claim relating to negligent treatment during a child’s birth that resulted in the child suffering Cerebral Palsy (CP). The case also


Press Round-Up: Regulatory and Professional Discipline July-August 2017
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • September 12 2017

On 11 August 2017, the UK Shape of Training Steering Group (UKSTSG) published its report providing policy advice and structure to guide the


Coping with brain injury: The impact of acquired brain injury on families and caregivers
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 11 2017

The impact and consequences of an acquired brain injury (ABI) can reach far beyond the injured survivor. Relationships and family roles can be


Unfit for work, does not automatically equate to unfit to attend a hearing
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 10 2017

Hayat v General Medical Council 2017 EWHC The Appellant is a doctor regulated by the General Medical Council (GMC). Before


GMC exercises its appeal power for the second time
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 7 2017

On 31 July 2017, the High Court handed down its judgment in an appeal by the General Medical Council (the GMC) against a decision made by a Panel of


How long is too long to be subject to Conditions of Practice?
  • Kingsley Napley
  • United Kingdom
  • August 2 2017

Patricia Annon (the Appellant) is a midwife. She initially appeared before a Panel of the Conduct and Competence Committee in April 2010, at which