Clinical Judgments

Wilkins v University Hospital North Midlands NHS Trust [2021] EWHC 2164 (QB)

Date
30th July 2021
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In Wilkins v University Hospital North Midlands NHS Trust, the High Court was called upon to determine the date of knowledge for limitation purposes and whether the court should exercise its discretion to extend time in a claim arising out of treatment in 2009 and 2010, but only issued in 2019.

Bradfield-Kay v Cope [2020] EWHC 1352 (QB)

Date
21st May 2020
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In Bradfield-Kay v Cope, an orthopaedic surgeon was sued for negligence arising out of a hip replacement carried out at a private hospital in 2009. The case is an interesting application of the Bolam and Bolitho criteria, in particular the question whether a particular clinical practice can be said to be based on a logical […]

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