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10 Nov 17

Discount Rate Uncertainty

November 10, 2017 | By |

It seems there is now some uncertainty as to how soon the discount rate will be reviewed, with real doubt that it will be in early 2018, or even in 2018 at all. This is perhaps not surprising given...

02 Nov 17

Eastwoods Ranked in Chambers & Partners 2018

November 2, 2017 | By |

Eastwoods is delighted to confirm that we have once again been recognised in Chambers & Partners UK as a leading firm in the field of professional discipline, with sources stating: “They’re a...

02 Nov 17

NHS Counter Fraud Authority

November 2, 2017 | By |

On 2 November 2017 the NHS Counter Fraud Authority has launched. It is tasked to ‘lead the fight against fraud, bribery and corruption in the NHS’. The new organisation replaces NHS Protect. More...

01 Nov 17

Department of Health consultation to reform regulation of healthcare professionals

November 1, 2017 | By |

The Department of Health opened its consultation into ‘Promoting professionalism and reforming regulation’ on 1 November 2017. The consultation seeks views on proposals to reform the regulation...

19 Oct 17

HCPC Success

October 19, 2017 | By |

Adam Smith recently represented a social/youth worker on an application by the Health & Care Professions Council for an interim order restricting his registration. The application was successfully...

12 Oct 17

Eastwoods successfully defend coach

October 12, 2017 | By |

Simon Eastwood and Lucy Paterson, instructing Mary O’Rourke QC and Daniel Glover of Old Square Chambers, acted for an individual who faced an appeal by the national governing body of their sport...

03 Oct 17

Dr Carneiro

October 3, 2017 | By |

Former client, Dr Eva Carneiro (see news, 7 June 2016) has given an interview to...

27 Sep 17

Eastwoods successfully defend dentist

September 27, 2017 | By |

Simon Eastwood and Anita Puri, who instructed Edward Pleeth of Serjeants’ Inn Chambers, recently represented a General Dental Practitioner before a Professional Conduct Committee of the General...

26 Sep 17

Cardiologist acquitted of sexual offences

September 26, 2017 | By |

Surjit Dubb and Brendan Costello (instructing Fiona Horlick of Outer Temple Chambers) successfully defended a cardiologist and general physician who was charged with ten sexual offences against three...

21 Sep 17

Adam Smith speaks at Disciplinary Tribunals Conference

September 21, 2017 | By |

Ensuring Interim Orders Are Warranted - 21 Sept 2017Adam Smith gave a presentation on 21 September 2017 as an invited speaker at the annual Disciplinary Tribunals conference organised by...