Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Health and Social Care Committee publishes wide-ranging report on the safety of maternity services in England

Health and Social Care Committee publishes wide-ranging report on the safety of maternity services in England

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee, under the chairmanship of Jeremy Hunt MP, has been conducting an inquiry in relation to the saf ...

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 ...