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2015

Does historic knowledge of pleural plaques give a limitation defence in asbestos-related claims

Does historic knowledge of pleural plaques give a limitation defence in asbestos-related claims

Whilst personal injury claims for pleural plaques alone have not been actionable in England and Wales since the House of Lords's decision in Johnson v ...

Understanding the barriers to innovation

Understanding the barriers to innovation

Two-thirds of NHS leaders believe there is not sufficient local leadership capacity to deliver the new models of care within the NHS Five Year Forward ...

Vanguards to the Rescue

Vanguards to the Rescue

The new models of care introduced by the NHS Five Year Forward View are being touted as the future of healthcare services – driving integration while ...

Sir Jonathan Michael: Future-proofing the NHS

Sir Jonathan Michael: Future-proofing the NHS

As Sir Jonathan Michael retires from the NHS after 45 years, he speaks to Radhika Holmström about developing the organisation's leaders of the future, ...

Status quo: CQC regulation

Status quo: CQC regulation

The pace of change in the regulation of health and social care providers has never been faster. Though the public may see a slowly moving legal framew ...

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2015

D&O and FI Newsletter - Autumn 2015

DAC Beachcroft's D&O and FI newsletter features topical issues for our global clients and contacts.

New personal injury arbitration scheme launched

New personal injury arbitration scheme launched

The Personal Injury claims Arbitration Service (PIcARBS) was launched at an event at Lincoln's Inn Fields on 22 June. The service is aimed at personal ...

Interim Payments for Accommodation

Interim Payments for Accommodation

In AS v (1) West Suffolk Hospital NHS Trust (2) NHS Blood & Transplant Service (2015) the Claimant was a young child who, whilst not physically di ...

HS v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

HS v Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust

Mr Justice William Davis considered the claim of eight year old who had suffered a catastrophic head injury. Liability had been admitted by the Defend ...

VW Scandal: Don’t Set the Wheels in Motion

VW Scandal: Don’t Set the Wheels in Motion

German car manufacturer Volkswagen has sent shockwaves across the automotive industry with revelations that it has been rigging diesel emissions tests ...