The Court of Appeal has granted a campaign group permission to appeal a judicial review ruling it lost against NHS England in May.
The Care Quality Commission could take action against an NHS trust after a coroner exposed its poor handling of a patient death and failure to follow duty of candour rules.
A high court judge has dismissed a company’s legal challenge over the Department of Health and Social Care’s decision to award a £730m NHS logistics contract to a new provider.
A former contract manager at a hospital trust has been sentenced to jail after using his position to defraud the organisation of more than half a million pounds.
The Court of Appeal has backed Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba in her appeal against the General Medical Council’s bid to have her struck off the medical register following a conviction for gross negligence manslaughter.
Senior government officials have warned that a legal challenge by the incumbent provider of the NHS Supply Chain threatens the success of a major savings programme.
An independent investigation has criticised an NHS trust and its staff for “unfairly” treating a senior nurse who went on to be dismissed before killing himself by setting himself on fire in 2016.
Four CCGs placed into special measures by NHS England won’t be able to solve all the area’s problems until a decision is made on a reconfiguration of acute and specialist services, the accountable officer has warned.
Drug companies are due to be asked to stockpile up to six weeks of medications ahead of a potential no deal Brexit, HSJ understands.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have blamed a proposed integration of the two national bodies as the reason they did not sign up to a new protocol sharing concerns about poor care.
A High Court judge has thrown out plans by a CCG to replace a walk-in urgent care centre with an appointment only primary care hub.
Babylon Healthcare threatened to sue the Care Quality Commission for damages and suggested one of its chief inspectors could appear biased amid attempts to block a critical inspection report.
A company discussed plans to potentially “hurt the NHS” in retribution for contract changes that threatened its profits, according to a damning high court ruling.
Up to 100 NHS trusts have been warned they are putting themselves at risk of legal action by failing to provide data on their private patient activity, HSJ has been told.
Eight regulators have signed up to a new “protocol” about when to share concerns with each other to prevent poor care in health and social care settings.
Scrutiny and regulation of the NHS’s use of wholly owned subsidiary companies will be strengthened to ensure trusts do not set up such bodies “solely” for tax avoidance purposes.
The government has launched a call for evidence on possible changes to legal aid funding for bereaved families at inquests.
A consultant has won her claim for sex discrimination at an internationally renowned teaching hospital, in a case that revealed a “dysfunctional department”.
The Department of Health and Social Care is being taken to court over allegations of improper behaviour during the awarding of a £730m contract to deliver medical equipment to the NHS, HSJ can reveal.
The second of two legal challenges against NHS England has failed.
NHS Improvement has taken action against a leading teaching hospital for failing to meet national targets.
A healthcare worker has been arrested by police today on suspicion of murdering eight babies and attempting to murder another six at the Countess of Chester Hospital.
A senior manager responsible for clinical coding at a large trust, who alleged a firm of contractors had fiddled their results, has lost her employment tribunal.
A clinical commissioning group has reversed a decision to pull life saving support from a vulnerable patient, after his lawyers argued the commissioner was breaching the Equality Act.
A High Court judge has overturned a local authority’s contract with Virgin Care for public health services after a successful legal challenge by two NHS trusts.
Health and social care secretary Jeremy Hunt has told MPs the government will “ask searching questions” over whether safety and regulatory processes are right following the Gosport Memorial Hospital Inquiry.
NHS Providers has added its voice to warnings against local NHS trusts being given “safe space” powers to investigate patient safety incidents.
The attorney general’s office has backed a bid for a new inquest into the death of a three-year-old boy at Stafford Hospital following an alleged “cover up”.
The Care Quality Commission has issued an alert to providers after two examples of people impersonating inspectors.
Information law specialist Andrew Latham, from Capsticks, will be joining the panel at next week’s HSJ webinar on the General Data Protection Regulation.