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Legal Update: The High Court provides guidance on what constitutes a confinement for the purpose of determining whether a child is deprived of their liberty


Re A – F Children [2018] EWHC 138 (Fam) The President of the Family Division of the High Court provides “rule of thumb” guidance to assist practitioners in identifying those […]

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Legal update: the family division endorses the use of Mental Capacity Act concepts when assessing the Gillick competence of a child under 16


Re S (Child as parent: Adoption: Consent) [2017] EWHC 2729 (Fam) The Family Division of the High Court endorses the use of MCA concepts and language when assessing whether a […]

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Sintons Quarterly Newsletter – Winter 2017/2018


Welcome to Sintons Quarterly Healthcare Newsletter – Winter 2017/2018 Edition. In this edition we discuss: Making savings in PFI contracts Securing occupation of surgery premises Considering setting up a wholly […]

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NHS England General Practice Forward View – lease incentive scheme extended


NHS England confirmed yesterday that the deadline for submissions to the Lease Incentives scheme has now been formally extended until 31 March 2018. The extension is intended to allow any […]

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