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Managing Organisational Change: Live Webinar

Managing Organisational Change: Live Webinar

Partner, Katy Horner, hosts a live webinar focussing on managing organisational change.  

Court finds for Healthcare Defendants : No Duty of Care when advising non-patients to protect them from economic loss

Court finds for Healthcare Defendants : No Duty of Care when advising non-patients to protect them from economic loss

DAC Beachcroft were recently involved in a successful strike out application in which the Court confirmed that there was no duty of care on healthcare ...

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace - HPMA Webinar

Managing Mental Health in the Workplace - HPMA Webinar

Experts from DAC Beachcroft, Katy Horner and Rebecca Cole host a live webinar on behalf of HPMA looking at mental health in the workplace The sessi ...

Wrongful birth: clinical negligence compensation for poor advice

Wrongful birth: clinical negligence compensation for poor advice

Consider the following scenario: expectant parents attend an antenatal clinic where they are told that the fetus is healthy. This advice is negligentl ...

Mental Health Act Review - Impact in Practice?

Mental Health Act Review - Impact in Practice?

What does the future hold for the Mental Health Act? With the full report of the government-commissioned independent review of the Mental Health Act n ...

Supreme Court Judgment in MM - Clarity at Last?

Supreme Court Judgment in MM - Clarity at Last?

Finally, we now have the Supreme Court conclusion to the long-running issue of conditional discharge and deprivation of liberty. In this briefing, we ...

Appeal decision calls into question the merit of early Summary Judgment Applications - Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Others

Appeal decision calls into question the merit of early Summary Judgment Applications - Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Others

In June we reported a successful Summary Judgment application by the Defendant in Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust & Others. We must ...

Latest on when to go to court in 'no dispute' treatment cases

Latest on when to go to court in 'no dispute' treatment cases

Although the Supreme Court decided earlier this year in 'Y' that it is not mandatory to seek court approval before withdrawing clinically assisted nut ...

Health Adviser Issue 19

Health Adviser Issue 19

The latest version of our Health Adviser magazine is now available online, click on the articles below to find out more. Health Adviser is an industry ...

CANH withdrawal: who decides?

CANH withdrawal: who decides?

A new Supreme Court ruling means clinicians do not have to go to a judge to withdraw food and drink for people in a persistent vegetative state and ot ...