Health and social care
High Court refuses to prevent Trust from proceeding to a disciplinary hearing
Capsticks represented the Trust in Al-Obaidi v Frimley Health NHS Trust. The High Court has today issued Judgment refusing a permanent injunction to prevent the Trust from continuing with disciplinary proceedings against Dr Al–Obaidi.
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - September 2019
In September's roundup on healthcare highlights, our Head of Human Resources Advisory, Claire Shaw, talks about the importance of recognising when a case should be subject to investigation and how to ensure a quality process.
Housing Case Law - September 2019
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Concussion: Coming round again
This article considers the medico-legal aspects of concussion injury, the duty of care owed by those involved and the governance measures which organisations can put in place to minimise the risk of concussion related litigation.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care Articles - August 2019
Our monthly series provides summaries of the key news items in social care.
Health and social care
Delay could be fatal for bidders in the tendering game
In Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust v Cornwall Council [2019] EWHC 2211 (TCC) the Technology and Construction Court has again confirmed that it is very risky for a bidder to delay bringing a claim under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - August 2019
In August's roundup Corporate and Commercial Partner, Tracy Giles, talks about delivering the ambitions in the NHS Long Term plan.
Medical Malpractice and Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2019
Welcome to our latest edition of Clinical Law Insight for the insurance market, in which we consider the latest developments in medical malpractice and general liability, inquests and clinical law.
Health and social care
Further occupations added to the Shortage Occupation List
On 23 July 2019 the Government confirmed its intention to adopt the recommendations of the Migration Advisory Committee to include a range of additional occupations on the Shortage Occupation List.
Health and social care
Guidance for NHS Trusts and Foundation Trusts Applying for Transfer of NHS PS or CHP Property
The Department of Health and Social Care published guidance on the procedures in relation to the transfer of primary and community care properties currently owned by NHS Property Services or Community Health Partnerships to NHS Trusts or NHS FTs.
Regulator of Social Housing: Consumer Regulation Review 2018/2019
The Regulator of Social Housing has released its review of consumer regulation 2018-19. The review sets out its experience of the consumer regulation regime for social housing and how it has gone about implementing the legislation on consumer regulation.
Employee’s covert recording of meeting did not breach implied term of trust and confidence
The Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) has ruled that an employee was not in breach of the implied duty of trust and confidence when she secretly recorded a meeting with HR.