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Sintons Healthcare Newsletter – Spring 2019


Welcome to your quarterly news update from Sintons. In this edition we cover: Dental Practice set for investment after changing hands Developing Innovative Solutions to support the development of NHS Non-Clinical Services […]

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Court of protection provides guidance on the assessment of capacity in relation to social media and internet use


Re A (Capacity: Social Media and Internet Use : Best Interests) [2019] EWCOP 2  and Re B (Capacity: Social Media: Care and Contact) [2019] EWCOP 3: In two linked judgments […]

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GDPR Blog: Update on SARs made to GP and Care practices


The ability for individuals to request personal information that is held about them is one of the cornerstones of the GDPR and its principle of transparency. Subject Access Requests (or […]

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Hospital trust ordered to pay substantial damages for MCA breaches which led to the false imprisonment of a patient


Gloria Esegbona (on behalf of the estate of Christine Esegbona dec’d) v King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust [2019] EWHC 77 (QB): in a claim brought on behalf of the […]

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