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Legal update: Religious objection to medical treatment – when is court intervention required?


It is not uncommon for healthcare professionals to encounter patients who refuse certain forms of treatment on religious grounds. Where that refusal carries with it a significant risk of harm […]

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Lawyer secures top medico-legal qualification


A Partner in a North East law firm, who changed her area of expertise after more than 20 years of practice, has now become a recognised medical law specialist following […]

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NHS Improvement U-Turn on IR35 status of Locum GPs


GP Online is reporting that NHS Improvement has reversed its advice that GP practices should treat all locum GPs as being subject to IR35 and the new off payroll rules for […]

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A guide to consent to medical treatment in children and young people


N.B. For the purpose of this guidance an adult is a person aged 18 or over, a young person is aged 16/17 and a child is aged under 16. A […]

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