The government’s announcement on the 21st February that all Covid-19 restrictions will end on the 24th February, including the requirement for self-isolation following a positive test, raises many questions for those working in healthcare. This article considers the approach that dental practices can take to mitigate against Covid-19 and how staff should be managed now that the law has changed.
On 21st July 2021 the High Court handed down its decision in Rattan v Hughes, which despite dealing mainly with claims for non-delegable duty, found the practice owner was vicariously liable for the acts of its associates. The practice owner was given permission to appeal and on Friday the Court of Appeal gave its judgment on the case.
In addition to finding vicarious liability was...Read More