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  • British Thoracic Oncology Group Conference 2017

    Slater and Gordon sponsored the attendance of 20 lung cancer nurses, doctors and allied health professionals from Harrogate, Aintree, Royal Gwent and Monmouthshire, Glenfield, Leicester, Birmingham, Guys and St Thomas’s, Portsmouth, Worcester, North Midlands, Castle Hill and Macclesfield hospitals and Beatson Cancer Centre in Glasgow. The feedback from these medical and allied health professional...

  • NHS Midwife Shortage Concerns As a Third Near Retirement

    The RCM’s State of Maternity Services report has called for the industry to be “future proofed” with more training places. Approximately 35 per cent of midwives currently working in the NHS are now in their 50s and 60s. The report also highlighted the change in age profile for mothers. More babies are being born to women in their 30s and 40s and these rising demands are sure to see burdened mater...

  • Fifth Teacher Convicted For Sex Abuse at St Paul’s School

    Marshall is the third teacher of St Paul’s School to be convicted in Operation Winthorpe, a Metropolitan Police investigation into sex abuse at the private school. A number of the boys targeted by Marshall were members of a school rowing club which he coached. I am currently instructed by a client who was abused by David Sansom-Mallet a teacher at St Paul’s Prep School.  Sansom-Mallet was convict...

  • Periodical Payments For Man Seeking Clean Break Divorce

    Maria Mills received a £230,000 lump sum plus £1,100 monthly maintenance payments when she split from her husband of 13 years, Graham Mills, in 2002. However, the former estate agent lost all her capital and fell heavily into debt after investing unwisely in a series of upmarket London properties.  Now, Mr Mills’ payments to Mrs Mills are set to increase to £1,441 per month.  Speaking at London’s ...

  • Sexual Abuse And Sexual Violence Awareness Week 2017

    Organised by the NSPCC, Rape Crisis and Survivors UK, the awareness week was established to give an opportunity for the general public, statutory and third sector organisations to participate in a discussion about sexual abuse and sexual violence. During the week people raise awareness about sexual abuse and sexual violence and how to prevent it in the UK. For many survivors of abuse, it is diffi...

  • The Archers Child Abduction Storyline – What Would Happen in Real Life?

    Rob intended to take Jack with him to start a new life in America, but his plot failed as Helen and other family members managed to stop him as he left Ambridge.  This dramatic story line raises important and serious questions for those parents who are afraid that their child may be taken by an estranged partner.  Firstly, it is important to understand who has Parental Responsibility for your chi...

  • Caring For Vulnerable People: It’s Not About The Money

    Following Freedom of Information (FOI) requests from campaign group Disability United, HSJ found that 37 NHS clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England were contemplating care decisions that could force up to 13,000 people with health conditions into care homes. Sadly, it’s no surprise that CCGs, like local authorities, are considering drastic steps in relation to care provision for vulnerab...

  • Anniversary of Widow Diane Blood’s Frozen Sperm Win

      Medical advancements had left the law lagging behind in areas but this was the first case to make a ruling on consent to store sperm. Diane Blood’s husband, Stephen Blood sadly caught meningitis and fell into a coma just two months after they had started trying for a baby together. This left Diane with a dilemma because The 1990 Human Fertilisation and Embryology Act banned her from using her hu...

  • Church of England Admit Failings in Reporting Abuse Claims

    John Smyth, the chairman of the Iwerne Trust, which ran Christian holiday camps for public school pupils, has been accused of decades of abuse. Archbishop, Justin Welby, said that he was told about claims made against Smyth in 2013 and police had been notified of the allegations.  Yet again, this case shows the need for a mandatory reporting law. This would require organisations which have knowle...

  • Putting Your Children First When Separating

    As society changes, with fewer of us identifying with the traditional nuclear family, splits and divorces can be more complicated and family courts are increasingly being asked to resolve issues. Here are a few answers to frequently asked questions which will explain some of the processes and terms:How do I Get Parental Responsibility?You have Parental Responsibility if you are mum or dad, if you ...

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