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Clinical Negligence

Is inappropriate discharge from hospital medical negligence?

All medical practitioners, from GPs through to hospital consultants, have a duty of care to their patients. In the hospital setting, doctors have a duty of care to provide hospital treatment for as long as is required. Negligence arises when a patient who has been discharged from hospital suffers a ...

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Health & Medical Law

Hospital Infections

If someone develops an infection after having a minor knee operation which has had an impact on their return to work and ability to pay his bills, is there anything that can be done? Yes, although every case is different and it is always recommended that professional legal help is sought to...

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Health & Medical Law

Health & Safety in the Pharmaceutical Industry

Health & safety can be difficult to maintain, especially in the pharmaceutical industry, but all employees are legally obliged to maintain workplace safety standards – and, thankfully, that will never change. We have assessed the industry and listed how pharmacists should adhere to...

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Employment Law

Four things employers get wrong about Health and Safety

According to the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), each year around 170 people are fatally injured at work and more than 100,000 receive serious injuries. Many of these injuries could be avoided or mitigated through proper Health and Safety practice in the workplace. But it isn’t just about the...

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