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Brexit chess game to be played out at Chequers

Published on 15 February 2018. By Peter Rudd-Clarke, Legal Director

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The Life Sciences industry demands certainty over the Government's approach to regulation after Brexit. It is hoped that Government meetings this month will achieve that.

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Mr Justice Langstaff to chair contaminated blood inquiry

Published on 13 February 2018. By Emma Kislingbury, Associate

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Mr Justice Langstaff will lead the public inquiry into how contaminated blood transfusions infected thousands of people with HIV and hepatitis C in the 1970s and 80s

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Monkey See, Monkey Do

Published on 06 February 2018. By Genevieve Isherwood, Associate

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Implications for humans and animals of the recent successful cloning of monkeys by Chinese researchers

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Duty calls: What information should be provided to patients following treatment?

Published on 31 January 2018. By Florence Page, Associate

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Summary of the High Court's recent decision in a case concerning the duty to inform a patient of treatment outcomes and the requirement for follow-up, further treatment, or monitoring.

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Organ donation: have your say

Published on 26 January 2018. By Emma Kislingbury, Associate

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Organ donation is, for some, a difficult topic of conversation, but a Government consultation is encouraging us to think about it and share our views.

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New Year, New You? How about joining the virtual reality gym…

Published on 19 January 2018. By Natalie Drew, Associate

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Looking to beat the January gym rush? Well, look no further than American based firm Black Box VR who have combined gaming and gyming to create a virtual reality workout using just a resistance machine and headset.

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Abortion clinics will be rated by CQC

Published on 03 January 2018. By Ella Shanks, Trainee Solicitor

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The Department of Health announces broader powers for the Care Quality Commission to rate independent healthcare providers.

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3 lessons that UK pharmaceutical manufacturers can learn from the US opioid epidemic

Published on 19 December 2017. By Florence Page, Associate

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3 lessons that UK pharmaceutical manufacturers can learn from the US opioid epidemic

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Roll up your sleeve – CJEU injects some influence in to vaccination case

Published on 19 December 2017. By Florence Page, Associate

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Summary of Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) decision in vaccination case

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Making made to measure medicine: tailored to suit

Published on 18 December 2017. By Florence Page, Associate

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Summary of key points emerging from MHRA guidance on the importance of human factors in the development of new medical devices.

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