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15 / Oct / 2018

NHS Continuing Healthcare: The primacy of the experts appointed to the Multi Disciplinary Team and the limited role for the CCG panel

Posted by David Lock QC
31 / Aug / 2018

Claimants denied costs in Judicial Review proceedings for failing to use the NHS Complaints Procedures

Posted by David Lock QC
16 / Aug / 2018

Court of Appeal grant permission in challenge to NHS ACO contract

Posted by Leon Glenister
24 / Jul / 2018

HPV vaccine set to be extended to boys, after pressure on equality grounds

Posted by Hannah Gibbs
19 / Jun / 2018

Appeal launched in challenge to NHS Accountable Care Organisation Contract

Posted by Leon Glenister
14 / Jun / 2018

Tory MPs publish a Private Members Bill to permit NHS co-funding

Posted by David Lock QC
25 / May / 2018

Richard Jackman v Wiltshire CCG: Using the Equality Act 2010 to secure effective treatment for learning disabled adults

Posted by David Lock QC
29 / Mar / 2018

Judge confirms that a CCG has no legal power to fund a continuing care patient for whom it had no statutory responsibility

Posted by David Lock QC
1 / Mar / 2018

Automatic suspension of healthcare contracts: the Lancashire Care case

Posted by James Neill
24 / Jan / 2018

Funding of NHS Continuing Healthcare

Posted by Robert Walton
24 / Jan / 2018

High Court Rules on New Bed Closure Test and Split Consultation

Posted by Samantha Broadfoot QC
8 / Dec / 2017

Administrative Court reserves judgment in Horton Hospital judicial review

Posted by Landmark Chambers
6 / Nov / 2017

Medical reviews of former police officers on injury pensions: Is there any duty to provide medical records?

Posted by David Lock QC
1 / Nov / 2017

The crisis in mental health services – does the fault lie with the NHS contracting system?

Posted by David Lock QC
27 / Oct / 2017

What can a local authority take into account in determining payment to care homes?

Posted by Leon Glenister
17 / Oct / 2017

Alistair Mills’s Paper on NHS Reconfiguration Cited in HC Library Briefing Paper

Posted by Alistair Mills
11 / Oct / 2017

Hayden J tests the limits of the High Court’s inherent jurisdiction: How far should the IJ be used to restrain unwise decisions made by those with capacity?

Posted by David Lock QC
29 / Sep / 2017

GP contracts for financial assistance – a reminder of the importance of precise drafting

Posted by Leon Glenister
25 / Sep / 2017

Out of the grounds: when has a patient ‘left hospital’ for the purposes of the aftercare duty in s117 MHA

Posted by Richard Clarke
13 / Sep / 2017

The winter pressures on A&E departments – are there legal consequences?

Posted by Hannah Gibbs
7 / Sep / 2017

New Bed Closure test – a potentially powerful tool

Posted by Samantha Broadfoot QC
6 / Sep / 2017

NHS England consultation on ceasing to commission “low value” treatments

Posted by David Lock QC
30 / Aug / 2017

Can Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships deliver real changes to the NHS?

Posted by David Lock QC
21 / Aug / 2017

Major changes to NHS charges for overseas visitors come into effect

Posted by David Lock QC
15 / Aug / 2017

NHS Contract Dispute results in finding that national tariff payable is payable for national tariff services despite “private” agreement to vary price

Posted by David Lock QC
8 / Aug / 2017

The division between NHS and local authority funding for nursing services in Care Homes: R (Forge Care Homes Ltd) v Cardiff and Vale University Health Board [2017] UKSC 56

Posted by Alistair Mills
8 / Aug / 2017

NHS England loses in court on a medical treatment case – yet again

Posted by David Lock QC
8 / Aug / 2017

Hospital closures and major health service changes: The role for local authorities

Posted by Hannah Gibbs
1 / Aug / 2017

The end of the compulsory requirement to apply to the Court of Protection in Persistent Vegetative State and Minimally Conscious State cases

Posted by David Lock QC
25 / Jul / 2017

Freeing up beds in hospitals – can a hospital patient be evicted?

Posted by Yaaser Vanderman
18 / Jul / 2017

The legal risks around amalgamating contracts to reduce A&E 4-hour breach fines

Posted by David Lock QC
11 / Jul / 2017

The “right” to NICE-recommended drugs – fact or fiction?

Posted by Hannah Gibbs
4 / Jul / 2017

Is the NHS facing a post-election wave of Judicial Reviews?

Posted by David Lock QC
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