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13 July 2018 Care-workers 'sleeping-in' no longer due National Minimum Wage

The Court of Appeal have today confirmed that where care workers are required to 'sleep-in', the only time that counts for National Minimum Wage purposes is time when the worker is required to be awake for the purposes of working.

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4 July 2018 The death of DoLS – the 'Liberty Protection Safeguards' are before Parliament now

Defying the cynicism of some who doubted there would be parliamentary time or appetite for any reform to the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) legislation just now, however much needed or overdue, the government introduced on Tuesday 3 July, and published on Wednesday 4 July, a draft Bill – the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill

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Legal update

29 June 2018 Health newsletter - June 2018

Welcome to the latest edition of our health newsletter, in which we bring you a round-up of the latest regulations and news affecting your sector.

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Legal update

22 June 2018 Legal aid for families at inquest

The question of representation at inquest is always at the forefront of everyone’s minds and as someone who represents a wide variety of health, care, public and independent sector clients I often sit next to an unrepresented family.

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Legal update

22 June 2018 Inquests statistics 2017 - what the numbers tell us

As has become a useful matter of a routine, the Chief Coroner’s statistics for 2017 have been released and whilst some of the subject matter may appear slightly dry, it is worth taking the time to understand what it tells us about the current landscape.

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Legal update

22 June 2018 Learning from deaths in the NHS – reflections on progress made one year on

In March 2017, the National Quality Board (NQB) published Learning from Deaths Guidance (the Guidance) which provides a framework for all NHS Trusts and NHS Foundation Trusts (except ambulance Trusts) for identifying, reporting, investigating and learning from deaths of patients in their care.

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Legal update

22 June 2018 Mental Health Act interim report – a sign of things to come?

The Mental Health Act is now 35 years old. In that time we have seen a great change relating to the understanding, focus and implementation of mental health provision.

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Legal update

22 June 2018 Informed consent: clarifying the duty to warn and does Chester still apply?

On 7 June 2018 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of Duce v Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, providing clarification on a clinician’s duty to disclose material risks to a patient.

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22 June 2018 Introduction of medical examiners and reforms to death certification in England & Wales

Following a consultation in 2016 regarding the above, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has published its response.

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