Health and social care
Court of Appeal rejects appeal against dismissal for improper conversations about religion with patients
The Court of Appeal unanimously dismissed an appeal against an ET decision where a Trust, represented by Capsticks, had dismissed the Claimant for gross misconduct after she initiated inappropriate conversations about religion with patients.
Capital Projects, Development Agreements and Procurement Rules
NHS clients are looking at innovative ways to seek investment in and development of their existing estate and facilities within limited budgets, but previously well-known solutions for these arrangements have been called into question.
Housing case law - May 2019 update
Our latest monthly roundup of must read #ukhousing case law.
Emergency services
Data Protection Act 2018: Judgment on processing for law enforcement purposes
Following a judicial review challenge, the High Court has concluded that an Information Sharing Agreement (ISA) between Sussex Police and the area Business Crime Reduction Partnership (BCRP) complied with the requirements of the Data Protection Act 2018.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care insights - May 2019
Read our roundup of the top insights from across the social care sector.
Housing and Regeneration in Review: The Six Key Principles of the Charity Commission Guidance
The Charity Commission has now published its Guidance for charities with a connection to a non-charity and it is essential for all charities (and in particular charity trustees) to familiarise themselves with the content.
Buying and selling Manses
The property market is challenging at the moment, so being prepared is more important than ever. We've outlined our top tips for preparing to buy or sell manse properties.
Primary Care Networks: Are you ready for 15 May?
The 15 May deadline for registration of your Primary Care Network is fast approaching, and there are many things to consider including its form, the allocation of risk and liability, and ultimately its purpose.
Professional regulatory
Regulatory Newsletter - April 2019
Read the latest edition of our Regulatory Newsletter, which reviews recent cases and examines key decisions from the last few months.
Health and social care
Dr Bawa-Garba permitted to return to practice subject to conditions
The GMC’s Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service found Dr Bawa Garba’s fitness to practise remained impaired due to the length of time she had been away from medical practice, but permitted a return from July 2019, subject to conditions for 24 months.
Top 5 Legal Tips When Selling Your Dental Practice
Our specialist dental lawyers have put together their top five tips for you to consider when selling your dental practice.
Health and social care
Court of Appeal upholds complaint of race discrimination against NHS Trust
The Court of Appeal has upheld a complaint of race discrimination against a NHS Trust—a reminder that where discrimination can be inferred, it is the employer's responsibility to show that it did not occur.