Health and social care
Confidentiality is not an automatic bar to disclosure
Marston Holdings Ltd v Ministry of Justice (HM Courts & Tribunal Service) [2018] EWHC 3168 (TCC)
Health and social care
EAT dismisses breach of contract claim against NHS Trust
The EAT has handed down Judgment in a case in which Capsticks successfully defended an NHS Trust against a claim brought by a consultant.
Health and social care
Health Creation, Wealth Creation - fighting health inequalities using community assets
On 21 November, Capsticks sponsored the NHS Alliance Summit in Manchester, bringing together health and housing to tackle health creation across our communities.
Health and social care
International income generation projects
Along with Healthcare UK, Capsticks hosted a workshop on 18 October 2018 to discuss the issue of income generation for Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs)
Emergency services
Health and social care
New protection for NHS and emergency services staff
One in seven healthcare professionals was attacked in the course of their employment last year; the highest level for five years, according to an announcement by the Health and Social Care Secretary at the end of last month.
Health and social care
Employers can be legally responsible for malicious data breaches committed by employees
In Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, Morrisons appealed a High Court judgment that it should be vicariously liable for a data breach committed by an employee.
Health and social care
Darnley: the Supreme Court rules on the case of the patient who left A&E after 19 minutes
An insight into the Supreme Court decision on the Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust case
Health and social care
Removal of travel allowance following a TUPE transfer was not void
Removal of travel allowance was not void
Health and social care
Abnormally low tenders and the ill-advised use of solicitors to give evidence in court
An insight into the implications from the Tcase of SRCL Ltd v The National Health Service Commissioning Board
Health and social care
NHS Dorset CCG successfully defends judicial review of major service changes
The High Court dismissed an application for judicial review of the CCG’s decisions to make major service changes to health services in Dorset
Health and social care
Conducting moderation meetings: Lancashire Care
An insight into the implications from the Lancashire Care NHSFT and Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHSFT v Lancashire County Council case.
Health and social care
New CHC framework - the changes and implications
The Department of Health and Social Care has amended the National Framework for NHS Continuing Healthcare and NHS Funded Nursing Care and issued a new version of the framework in March 2018.