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18 / Feb / 2021
Court holds that public sector pension authorities have legal duty to amend statutory pension schemes to remove age discrimination provisions
4 / Jan / 2021
Should doctors be required to make life-and-death choices in an official guidance-free vacuum?
20 / Nov / 2020
Guidance provided by Mr Justice Poole on the proper approach for expert psychiatric reports on capacity in MCA cases
13 / Nov / 2020
Supreme Court holds that suicide and unlawful killing verdicts in an Inquest require proof to a civil standard
13 / Nov / 2020
Supreme Court ends legal challenges over lawfulness of using Avastin Off-label to treat NHS wet AMD patients
2 / Jul / 2020
Decision making, mental capacity and undue influence: Do hard cases make bad – or least fuzzy edged – law?
17 / Jun / 2020
Guidance on approach to be taken in “rolling judicial review” claims and provision of interim support under the Care Act 2014
11 / Jun / 2020
Consent to engage in sex: A Local Authority v JB is a sensible, perceptive and informed way forward on these difficult issues from the Court of Appeal
9 / Jun / 2020
What is the right approach to a dispute resolution procedure between CCGs and local authorities over eligibility for NHS Continuing Healthcare?
2 / Jun / 2020
Does a CCG placement in supported living run a coach and horses through the NHS placing rules?
18 / Dec / 2018
Supreme Court gives strong hint that it may convene larger panel to reconsider Cheshire West tests for deprivation of liberty
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
31 / Aug / 2018
Claimants denied costs in Judicial Review proceedings for failing to use the NHS Complaints Procedures
25 / May / 2018
Richard Jackman v Wiltshire CCG: Using the Equality Act 2010 to secure effective treatment for learning disabled adults
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
6 / Nov / 2017
Medical reviews of former police officers on injury pensions: Is there any duty to provide medical records?
1 / Nov / 2017
The crisis in mental health services – does the fault lie with the NHS contracting system?
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?
29 / Sep / 2017
GP contracts for financial assistance – a reminder of the importance of precise drafting
25 / Sep / 2017
Out of the grounds: when has a patient ‘left hospital’ for the purposes of the aftercare duty in s117 MHA
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
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  UKSC 56
1 / Aug / 2017