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Back in November we blogged about a case relating to funding in the Court of Protection. Judgment was handed down on 20 December relating to the substantive matters in the case. The background was that Mr Briggs was, unfortunately, injured in an RTA and was in a minimally conscious state.... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
We blogged on this topic during the summer - see it here. The case was appealed to the Court of Appeal and judgment was handed down just before Christmas. Readers will recall that, at first instance, the court decided that the state was imputable in any DOL arising out of... Continue reading
Posted Dec 30, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
With all the proposed changes set out in STPs a renewed focus on consultation, patient and public engagement / involvement is timely. NHS England is in the process of refreshing Transforming Participation in Health and Care. This statutory guidance for CCGs was published back in September 2013 – how time... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
A review of ICO enforcement action will lead to the conclusion that there is a clear link between data breach incidents and inadequate, or out of date, staff training. The ICO is on record as pointing out that some 80% of security incidents involve staff and that “there is a... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
On 15 December 2016 the Health Committee published their interim report into Suicide Prevention. They published this because they understood that the government intend to publish a refresh of their Suicide Prevention strategy in January 2017 and they wanted them to have sight of the “striking and informative evidence” taken... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
In case you missed it in the run up to Christmas we highlight this announcement and letter from NHS England dated 5 December 2016. See the announcement and letter here. The aim of the programme is to share best practice and identify opportunities for improvement. NHS England specifically intend to... Continue reading
Posted Dec 29, 2016 at Mills & Reeve: Health and Care Update
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Nov 22, 2011
The Employment Appeal Tribunal has recently given some further guidance on how to draw the line between non-employee workers, who are protected by working time and minimum wage legislation, and the "genuinely self employed" who are not. In this case it was decided that a double-glazing salesman was a worker,... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Mills & Reeve: HR Law Live
According to the Court of Appeal, an employer's liability for breach of a contractual disciplinary procedure is potentially unlimited. It rejected the NHS trust's argument that the maximum liability should be limited to what the employee would have earned during the time it should have taken to operate the disciplinary... Continue reading
Posted Jul 5, 2010 at Mills & Reeve: HR Law Live
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