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  • Terminating Franchise Agreements

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    The close relationship between a Franchisor and Franchisee is perhaps unique in the commercial world. As a result, unfortunately it is common for a Franchisor and Franchisee to fall out...

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  • Data from trusts in England suggests that access to NHS care, including knee and hip operations, is being restricted. GP Magazine gathered evidence under the Freedom of Information Act, which...

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  • Although most injury cases settle long before the doors of the court are reached, a large proportion require that proceedings be issued, whether to ensure that the three year limitation...

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  • Cancer Research UK reported this week that aggressive pancreatic tumours may be treatable with a new class of drugs. About 7,800 people in the UK are diagnosed with pancreatic cancer...

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  • Better prosthetics for amputees

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    Another big step has been taken towards better prosthetic limbs for those who have suffered amputation. Devices implanted directly into nerves that transmit signals wirelessly to prosthetic limbs are under...

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  • It has been reported in recent weeks that metal-on-metal hip replacements have a far higher failure rate than other types of hip replacement. Evidence has expanded recently and opinions broadened...

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  • A High Court judge in London has been hearing a case that involved Brazilian companies who were in dispute over a contract covering the construction of one of the world’s...

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  • Women Urged to Have Smear Tests

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    A recent study performed in Sweden suggests that women who are diagnosed with cancer following a smear test have a greater chance of being cured than women who do not...

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  • Headline news today was of the huge regional variability in levels of lower limb amputations in those suffering from diabetes. The levels vary from 2 in 10,000 to 22 in...

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  • The new Cromer Hospital opened for business on Saturday 3 March 2012. The new hospital cost approximately £15m, the majority of which came from a legacy left by Cromer widow...

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  • The NHS has admitted clinical negligence after two transplant patients were given kidneys that had been taken from a donor who was suffering from an aggressive and rare form of...

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  • Today it is reported that younger women who suffer heart attacks are more likely than men to die as a result. Women often do not present with the ‘typical’ and...

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