21 February 2013
Charlotte Bradley, family partner at Kingsley Napley, debates in the Times whether we are ready for the Children and Families Bill. The Bill, which will have a second reading next week, recognises the vital role that both parents play in their children’s upbringing – from birth and throughout childhood, including the sad event of separation.
8 February 2013
The recent Francis Report heavily criticised the health service but what about local government’s role?
The report into the tragic events that took place Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust was published on Wednesday this week (6 February 2013). Robert Francis QC had been charged with examining why the elaborate system of checks and balances within the NHS system and beyond failed to identify at an early stage what was going wrong with patient care at the trust.
6 February 2013
Kingsley Napley LLP represented the two leading national patient charities invited to take part as core participants in the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust inquiry: Action against Medical Accidents and the Patients Association, both focusing on the central role of the patient within the NHS.
3 January 2013
Richard Lodge and Dr Jock Mackenzie provide their annual update on interim payments and the Eeles principles.