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Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20: Patient safety must be the priority

Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20: Patient safety must be the priority

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Birmingham Law School's Muireann Quigley, Jean McHale, Rachael Dickson and Laura Downey comment as the committee stage of the Medicines and Medical Devices Bill 2019-20 resumes
Date:
Tuesday 9 June 2020
Track, trace and contain – but don't keep our data: Ethical and legal worries of the NHSX App

Track, trace and contain – but don't keep our data: Ethical and legal worries of the NHSX App

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On Thursday 7th May the UK Government began the roll out of its Covid-19 Contact Tracing App on the Isle of Wight, however if government want to hold our data we need more clarity.
Date:
Thursday 28 May 2020
The future of patient safety in the NHS after COVID-19

The future of patient safety in the NHS after COVID-19

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The NHS should apply the same good resolve, commitment and resources that it has shown in dealing with COVID 19 to the NHS patient safety problem. writes Birmingham Law School's John Tingle
Date:
Tuesday 12 May 2020
COVID-19 and clinical negligence litigation, law reform

COVID-19 and clinical negligence litigation, law reform

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"We need to resist calls to give legal immunity from clinical negligence claims to doctors and others during the COVID-19 pandemic" writes Birmingham Law School's John Tingle for the Birmingham Perspective
Date:
Wednesday 6 May 2020
We must do more to prevent women being 'lost to the law'

We must do more to prevent women being 'lost to the law'

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Linden Thomas writes for The Law Society Gazette.
Date:
Monday 22 July 2019
Mairead Enright features in new RTE documentary about the 1973 May McGee case

Mairead Enright features in new RTE documentary about the 1973 May McGee case

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BLS academic reflects for Irish TV on landmark Supreme Court ruling on contraception in Ireland
Date:
Friday 7 June 2019
No-Deal Brexit will severely impact NHS delivery across devolved jurisdictions –report reveals

No-Deal Brexit will severely impact NHS delivery across devolved jurisdictions –report reveals

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In the case of a 'No-Deal' scenario, it appears inevitable that there will be some impact on NHS delivery of services, recruitment of healthcare professionals and access to medicines, especially in the Devolved regions
Date:
Tuesday 4 December 2018
Birmingham Law School Academics Welcome Moves to Reform Abortion Law in Gibraltar

Birmingham Law School Academics Welcome Moves to Reform Abortion Law in Gibraltar

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Professor Fiona de Londras and Máiréad Enright, have welcomed the decision by HMG Gibraltar to reform abortion laws there. At present, abortion is criminalised and prohibited in almost all circumstances, and people seeking abortion must travel (usually to Spain or the UK) to access abortion care.
Date:
Thursday 22 November 2018
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