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How MedTech is revolutionising healthcare

How MedTech is revolutionising healthcare

The plan to transform the NHS in England over the next decade will rely heavily on various technological developments that are now fit for the job, NH ...

NHS safety: top of the world

NHS safety: top of the world

To achieve the goal of making the NHS the safest health service in the world, Mark Gould looks at why we need to understand when the vast majority of ...

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

SPA disputes and W&I Insurance: Guidance on contractual notification clauses, fair disclosure and calculating damages

116 Cardamon Limited v MacAlister [2019] EWHC 1200 (15 May 2019)  This recent English High Court decision produced findings on a number of issues that ...

Court of Appeal confirms regular voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay

Court of Appeal confirms regular voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust. It has confirmed that volun ...

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

Court of Appeal confirms voluntary overtime should be included in holiday pay under Agenda for Change (for NHS employers)

The Court of Appeal has upheld the Employment Appeal Tribunal (EAT) decision in Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust. It confirmed that clause 13 ...

NHS Publishes Interim NHS People Plan

NHS Publishes Interim NHS People Plan

The Interim Plan outlines how the NHS needs to recruit, retain and develop staff to meet rapidly growing demand for 21st century healthcare.

Historic abuse claim damages award exceeds £1 million

Historic abuse claim damages award exceeds £1 million

The High Court has given a powerful illustration of the potential impact of historic abuse claims in its recent reported judgment in the very sad case ...

The NHS Long Term Plan balancing act

The NHS Long Term Plan balancing act

When he launched the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, called for the removal of restrictive competition and procurement ...

Unfair Dismissal: Employer's failure to follow its own informal disciplinary procedure resulted in constructive dismissal

Unfair Dismissal: Employer's failure to follow its own informal disciplinary procedure resulted in constructive dismissal

An employee of an NHS Trust who resigned in response to the issuing of an informal “Improvement Notice” in a manner which was inconsistent with her em ...

Disability Discrimination: Knowledge of disability

Disability Discrimination: Knowledge of disability

The dismissal of an employee may have been discriminatory even though the employer only found out about her disability at the internal appeal hearing. ...