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Government announces review to tackle mental health detentions


In her speech to the Conservative Party conference yesterday the Prime Minister announced plans for an independent review of mental health legislation and practice in order to tackle the controversial […]

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Sintons Quarterly Newsletter – Autumn 2017


Welcome to Sintons Quarterly Healthcare Newsletter – Autumn 2017 Edition. In this edition we discuss: Article 50 and the surrounding uncertainty GP Practice Mergers be TUPE aware Assessing the capacity […]

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Legal update: The case of Charlie Gard: medical treatment decisions & the limits of parental autonomy


In recent months the tragic case of baby Charlie Gard has attracted widespread media coverage both nationally and internationally, with the perceived ‘rights and wrongs’ of judicial decisions authorising Charlie’s […]

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NHS England issues reminder of “deadline” for financial support


NHS England has issued a reminder to Practices that its offer of “financial support” to Practices occupying premises owned by NHS Property Services Limited (“NHS PS”) and Community Health Partnerships […]

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