Carroll & O'Dea
The AAT has been asked to consider what is reasonable and necessary in the context of those living with a disability.
Stacks Law Firm
In her NDIS plan, the disabled woman requested funding for the services of a sex worker as 'reasonable' and 'necessary'.
Links to media releases relating to the healthcare industry.
In anticipation of the second wave of COVID-19, the Quebec government introduced four levels of alert in early September 2020: green, yellow, orange and red.
On October 20, the Ontario government introduced Bill 218, the Supporting Ontario's Recovery Act. If passed, Bill 218 will provide liability protection to individuals, ...
For many people, when considering a medical negligence (also known as a medical malpractice) action, the amount of the potential damages (financial compensation) ...
McCarthy Tétrault LLP
On October 26, 2020, in the update from Alberta's Chief Medical Officer of Health, Alberta employers were strongly urged to implement...
Canadian health officials have been criticized for what seems like inconsistent messages on how to keep safe during the COVID-19 Pandemic.
Strigberger Brown Armstrong LLP
In Alberta, Ms. Franc, a practicum student at the Smith Medical Clinic, was charged pursuant to contravening section 107 of the Health Information Act (RSA 2000, c. H-5).
MLT Aikins LLP
On October 15, 2020, the Chief Medical Health Officer of Saskatchewan issued a new public health order which introduced new limits on gatherings in private residences.
Norton Rose Fulbright Canada LLP
On October 16, 2020, the Minister of Health (the Minister) signed the Interim Order Respecting the Prevention and Alleviation of Shortages of Drugs in Relation to Covid-19 (the IO)...
At long last, the new French health care anti-gift regime, modified in 2017, should be applicable as of October 1, 2020, thanks to implementing regulations adopted over the summer.
Yigal Arnon & Co
Eliza: Is something troubling you?
Yigal Arnon & Co
ELIZA is not really a therapist, but a computer program written in 1966 that includes a scenario of a "therapist" talking with the patient according to word pattern identification...
On October 22, 2020, the new Regulation on Turkey Health Institutions Department Project Support Programs ("Regulation") was published in the Official Gazette.
Amendments made by the Turkish Medicines and Medical Devices Agency to the Medical Device Sales, Advertising and Promotion Regulation have added a number of new definitions covering direct sales, placing and ...
Is the LGO making the right call with complaints around deprivation of capital? We look at two recent decisions which have raised concern.
The Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Treatment) (England) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 were laid before parliament on 1 October 2020 and will come into force on 1 December 2020.
The report found that 66 people the CQC met had been ‘let down by the health and care system'. Its key findings include...
Clyde & Co
The COVID-19 pandemic, and the uncertainties around it, have taken a toll on everyone's mental health to varying degrees.