We have specialist expertise in respect of the often difficult issues involved in respect of private medical information, and its use and retention.
Recent examples include:
- ABC v St George’s Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust and others,  EWHC 455 (QB) Failing to alert patient to the risk that she had inherited the gene for Huntington’s disease in time for her to terminate her pregnancy.
- ARB v IVF Hammersmith & Anor  QB 93,  EWCA Civ 2803. Claim for breach of contract against the respondent IVF clinic. Unlawful storage of embryos without written consent from both parties.
- A Health Authority v X  2 All ER 780, CA: Disclosure of confidential patient information by GPs to local health authority.