Clinical Law Insight: May 2019
Welcome to the latest edition of Clinical Law Insight, in which we consider developments in clinical negligence claims, inquests and the healthcare advisory sector.
Employers must record workers’ daily working time
The European Court of Justice (CJEU) has ruled that employers must keep records of all hours worked by each worker in order to ensure compliance with the working time limits in the Working Time Directive.
EAT overturns finding of discrimination against NHS Trust
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) recently overturned and Employment Tribunal's (ET) decision that a Trust’s treatment of a woman on maternity leave amounted to pregnancy and maternity discrimination under the Equality Act 2010.
The Duty of Candour – are you doing it right?
The CQC has recently fined an NHS Trust for not complying with the Duty of Candour by virtue of a delay in providing an apology to the family as required by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014.