Healthcare Law

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A dispute arising out of the departure of well-known solicitors from a prominent law firm in 2018 has returned before the High Court. Augustus Cullen Law and Cullen Solicitors Services Limited had brought High Court proceedings against parties including Michael Boylan, Gillian O'Connor and their fir

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NHS England is facing a legal bill of £4.3 billion to settle its outstanding medical negligence claims, according to new figures. Figures released to the BBC under Freedom of Information legislation show that the health service expects to have to pay a large sum to lawyers in order to settle a

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Proposed legislation providing for mandatory open disclosure of serious patient safety incidents has been published by Health Minister Simon Harris. The Patient Safety (Notifiable Patient Safety Incidents) Bill 2019 specifies a list of patient safety incidents which will be subject to mandatory open

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The barriers to open disclosure must be addressed if an open culture in healthcare is to be achieved, according to a medical protection organisation. The call from the Medical Protection Society (MPS) comes as the Patient Safety Bill 2018, which provides for open disclosure, continues to receive leg

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A one-day seminar on the legal and medical impact of birth injuries hosted by Augustus Cullen Law will raise funds for the Jack and Jill Children's Foundation. The medical negligence seminar, taking place in Dublin this December, will address topics including period payment orders versus lump sum pa

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