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Leading healthcare specialist joins Sintons


A leading public sector specialist lawyer has joined the nationally-acclaimed healthcare team at law firm Sintons. Chloe Dinsdale has joined Newcastle-based Sintons as a Senior Associate and is a well-known […]

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New policy on preventable deaths – Jeremy Hunt


Arising out of the tragic death of Connor Sparrowhawk in 2013 at Southern Health NHS Trust as well as the Mid Staffs and Morecambe Bay inquiries, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt […]

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Legal Update: BMA/RCP/GMC publish interim guidance on the withdrawal of clinically assisted nutrition and hydration (CANH)


The General Medical Council, Royal College of Physicians and the British Medical Association have jointly published interim guidance on decisions to withdraw CANH from patients in permanent vegetative state (PVS) […]

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Compensation paid by hospital for breach of advance decision


Prior to suffering a stroke, Brenda Grant had drawn up an advance decision (otherwise known as a ‘living will’) refusing life sustaining treatment in specified circumstances should she at some […]

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