Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Plans for a new statutory patient safety investigations system took another step forward this week with the publication of the Health Service Safety I ...

No room for error: service of the Claim Form by Litigants in Person

No room for error: service of the Claim Form by Litigants in Person

In a decision welcomed by defendant lawyers, the Supreme Court recently confirmed that no allowance will be made for Litigants in Person (LIPs) when i ...

Information required to obtain informed consent for elective procedures

Information required to obtain informed consent for elective procedures

Following a ground-breaking decision by the Supreme Court in 2015, Montgomery v Lanarkshire Health Board [2015] UKSC 11, the High Court has recently g ...