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23 May 19

Eastwoods Successfully Defends GP Surgery

May 23, 2019

Stephen Hooper, who instructed Clare Hennessy of Serjeants'...

03 May 19

Concussion in Football: Still Giving Doctors a Headache

May 3, 2019

During the much-anticipated Champions League clash between Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax this week, the eyes of the sporting world were once again directed towards the controversial issue of how a club...

10 Apr 19

Dr Bawa-Garba Restored to the Medical Register

April 10, 2019

Following a hearing at the Medical Practitioners Tribunals Service (MPTS) this week, Dr Hadiza Bawa-Garba has been

03 Apr 19

Clinical Negligence Scheme for GPs Launched

April 3, 2019

On 1 April 2019, the government officially launched the long-awaited Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice. The...

21 Feb 19

Eastwoods Supports Police Officers

February 21, 2019

We are delighted to announce that Eastwoods has recently been added to the Legal Service Providers Panel of the Police Federation of England and Wales. Our ethos and history is focused entirely on...

08 Feb 19

Consultant Cardiologist faced Fitness to Practise Proceedings

February 8, 2019

Adam Smith was instructed by a consultant cardiologist who faced fitness to practise proceedings before a Medical Practitioners Tribunal of the MPTS regarding his alleged misconduct outside of the...

24 Jan 19

Eastwoods successfully defend dentist

January 24, 2019

Simon Eastwood and Anita Puri (instructing Jamas Hodivala of 2 Bedford Row) successfully represented a General Dental Practitioner before a Professional Conduct Committee of the General Dental...

02 Jan 19

GP IT Systems To Be Updated by 2023/2024

January 2, 2019

The Secretary of State for Health & Social Care, Matt Hancock, has announced government plans to overhaul IT systems in NHS GP practices by 2023 to 2024.  The GP IT Futures Framework will create...

27 Nov 18

Bullying and harassment of NHS doctors, dentists, civil servants and House of Commons staff revealed in 3 separate reports in 2018. How big is the problem in the public sector, and what can be done?

November 27, 2018

The issue of sexual harassment, an extreme abusive form of bullying, went viral this year following the revelations made by the #TimesUp and #MeToo movements, powered by a belief that ending the...

24 Nov 18

Government Publishes Information on State-Backed GP Indemnity Scheme

November 24, 2018

The Department of Health & Social Care has published a series of Q&As, setting out further information regarding the state-backed GP indemnity scheme due to be implemented in April 2019. The...