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Judicial review update: NHS England ordered to fund treatment

Summary In the recent case of S (a child) (by her father and litigation friend M) v NHS England [2016] EWHC 1395, the High Court overturned NHS England’s decision to reject an Individual Funding Request (IFR) for narcolepsy and cataplexy …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Hempsons advises on landmark trust merger

Hempsons has advised Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust on its takeover of Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust. Regulators have approved the acquisition of the last standalone disability hospital in England, which sees Mersey Care taking over management of the 223-bed Calderstones Hopsital …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Managing Conflicts of Interest: Revised Statutory Guidance for CCGs Published

On 28 June 2016 NHS England published Managing Conflicts of Interest: Revised Statutory Guidance for CCGs.  The guidance is available here.   It was first published in a draft form for discussion on 31 March 2016. The guidance supersedes Managing Conflicts …Read more…

 

Healthcare Newsbrief: Summer edition now available

Welcome to the summer edition of Hempsons’ Healthcare newsbrief. While the summer holidays may be approaching, it remains a busy time for everyone working in and around the NHS. With the financial pressures on the NHS increasing, many boards will …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Covert medication and DOLS – new court guidance

Summary In its recent judgment in AG (By her litigation friend the Official Solicitor) v (1) BMBC and (2) SNH [2016] EWCOP 37, the Court of Protection provided guidance as to the procedural steps to be followed when providing covert …Read more…