Serjeants’ Inn’s Conrad Hallin acted for the successful claimant, a Spanish national, following a failure to inform him of a diagnosis of a rare form of cancer, or to offer him appropriate monitoring. The case, Gallardo v Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust (2017), represents an extension of the Montgomery principles in the context of the giving of information, including diagnosis and treatment options, post-operatively. It also confirms that the duty owed by an NHS Trust is non-delegable and continued to apply here even after the patient was cared for privately.
FTI Consulting’s European Information Governance leader Sonia Cheng talks to The Lawyer about using Information Governance as a proactive tool as well as the main challenges companies face when implementing their governance framework, ahead of her session at Managing Risk and Litigation today. How can information governance help companies to be proactive with their compliance framework? […]