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NHS Estates Report: report summary

NHS Estates Report: report summary

This report shares some novel and exciting ideas for raising capital, and locally effective and accountable ways of using it, that take into account f ...

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS leaders and partners say that capital funding must come from a range of sources that provide efficient and flexible ways to maintain estates and p ...

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

There are trusts developing innovative schemes, such as joint ventures and Limited Liability Partnerships, to raise funds for capital projects.

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

The NHS estate is in a parlous state. Years of austerity, selling off assets and diverting capital funding to balance day-to-day spending has created ...

NHS Estates Report

NHS Estates Report

It is widely accepted that there is a £6 billion maintenance backlog for our NHS estates, £3 billion of which is safety critical. This backlog arises ...

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

The question of what was said by a Claimant during an appointment with a medical expert can often become a key issue in clinical negligence claims, pa ...

Deprivation of liberty for 16/17 year olds - Supreme Court decides

Deprivation of liberty for 16/17 year olds - Supreme Court decides

Can a parent consent on behalf of their 16/17 year old to care/residence arrangements that would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty?

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

Service of Proceedings: Is there a duty to correct your opponent’s mistake

In Woodward & another v Phoenix Healthcare Distribution Ltd1 the Court of Appeal applied the Supreme Court’s decision in Barton2 and found that th ...

CMA investigates highly anticipated hospital acquisition

CMA investigates highly anticipated hospital acquisition

The UK’s competition watchdog, the Competition and Markets Authority (‘CMA’), is currently investigating the anticipated acquisition by Aintree Univer ...

Reforming Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: A Step Forward?

Reforming Regulation of Healthcare Professionals: A Step Forward?

What does the future hold for the regulation of healthcare professionals? The government’s recent response to the consultation it ran on reforming the ...