Fresh Perspectives

Medical and Life Sciences

RPC's Medical / Life Sciences team tracks the critical societal, industrial and legal developments affecting risk management in the medical and life sciences sectors.

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Weighing up the risks: Remote GP consultations

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 02.02.2024 Read more
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Weight loss jabs – a litigation time bomb

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 15.01.2024 Read more
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Cutting the red tape: MHRA publish new guiding principles for AI-based medical devices

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 22.11.2023 Read more
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Mental Health Act v Mental Capacity Act: How to avoid a deprivation of liberty claim

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 03.10.2023 Read more
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McCulloch and Others v Forth Valley Health Board [2023]: Bolam is back in the game for consent

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 18.08.2023 Read more
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General Damages Uplift: Beware

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 11.07.2023 Read more
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NMC concerns over potentially fraudulent nurse registrations

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 28.06.2023 Read more
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Met police withdraw: a radical restructuring of mental health provision

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences

Published by Genevieve Isherwood, Senior Associate

Metropolitan police officers to be banned from responding to mental health incidents from 31 August 2023.

14.06.2023 Read more
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QOCS rule changes now in force – has the imbalance been restored?

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences 16.05.2023 Read more
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The Pharmacist will see you now: Independent Prescribing

Topic: Medical and Life Sciences

Pharmacist independent prescribing services will be trialled across England in 2023 – a possible game changer for our healthcare system and one to watch for insurers.

20.03.2023 Read more