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Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: COVID-19 Deaths and Possible Exposure in the workplace - Chief Coroners Guidance no 37

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: COVID-19 Deaths and Possible Exposure in the workplace - Chief Coroners Guidance no 37

The Chief Coroner published new guidance on 28 April 2020 to assist Coroners exercise their judicial decisions with particular reference to COVID19 de ...

Key Covid-19 legal developments in the health sector: Implications for Coroners

Key Covid-19 legal developments in the health sector: Implications for Coroners

Existing statutory requirements imposed upon registered medical practitioners to certify medical cause of death have been revised significantly in the ...

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 ...

Shades of grey: Dishonesty and impairment in fitness to practise proceedings

Shades of grey: Dishonesty and impairment in fitness to practise proceedings

Summary To what extent must a finding of dishonesty in professional regulatory proceedings go hand-in-hand with a finding of impaired fitness to pract ...