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The World Anti-Doping Code updated

The World Anti-Doping Code updated

The 2021 version of the World Anti-Doping Code (the Code) is likely to be approved at the fifth World Conference on Doping in Sport, to be held in Nov ...

Government announces a  new discount rate for England & Wales

Government announces a new discount rate for England & Wales

To the disappointment of compensators, the MOJ has announced a new discount rate of minus 0.25%, to come into effect in England and Wales from 5 Augus ...

Mental Healthcare Report: report summary

Mental Healthcare Report: report summary

The mental health landscape is changing rapidly, and the potential for improvements in access, care pathways and patient autonomy comes across clearly ...

Mental Healthcare Report: children and young people

Mental Healthcare Report: children and young people

The NHS Long Term Plan puts great emphasis on the need to improve access to mental healthcare for rising numbers of children and young people. Demand ...

Mental Healthcare Report: from hospital to the community

Mental Healthcare Report: from hospital to the community

Years of hospital bed closures and policy changes have already seen a significant shift of patients from hospital to community settings.

Mental Healthcare Report: compulsion versus autonomy

Mental Healthcare Report: compulsion versus autonomy

Mental health professionals welcome the main thrust of legislative reforms to provide the ‘least restrictive’ treatment. However, they note that deten ...

Mental Healthcare Report 2019

Mental Healthcare Report 2019

Attitudes to mental health and wellbeing are going through a major change. Alongside increased public awareness of mental health issues, there are als ...

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: If the Cap fits…

Real Estate - Tip of the Week: If the Cap fits…

A landlord should always be aware that the disrepair element of any dilapidations claim brought against its tenant is subject to, and limited by, s18( ...

Reforming Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: A Step Forward?

Reforming Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: A Step Forward?

What does the future hold for the regulation of healthcare professionals? The government’s recent response to the consultation it ran on reforming the ...

Alarm at 70% Increase in Recorded Workplace Deaths in Scotland

Alarm at 70% Increase in Recorded Workplace Deaths in Scotland

Colin Bissett, partner in our Regulatory team considers a call for devolution of health and safety law-making as HSE publishes their (provisional) acc ...