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Newsflash: Nursing home fined in UK for data protection breach

A nursing home in Northern Ireland has been fined £15,000 by the Information Commissioner  for failing to look after the sensitive personal details in its care. An investigation by the ICO found widespread systemic failings in data protection at Whitehead …Read more…

 

Newsflash: Will the CQC factual accuracy process now result in more changes to draft reports?

Potentially…. The recently published outcome of the Judicial Review where GP Provider SSP Health Limited challenged the CQC’s failure to address all matters raised within their factual accuracy response has resulted in a clear and unambiguous statement from the Court …Read more…

 

Newsflash: £40,000 fine for GPs for wrongful release of medical records

Healthcare providers receive large numbers of requests for copies of medical records every day. It is easy to regard dealing with such requests as part of the routine administration of the practice, where all that needs to be done is to …Read more…

 

Implementing Carter: Sharing the lessons of shared services and outsourcing

If you are planning to consolidate your back office or certain clinical services, such as pathology, with neighbouring NHS organisations, Hempsons can help you achieve the costs savings and gain wider benefits. The key lessons are: Focus on patients Plan …Read more…

 

Judicial review update: NHS England ordered to fund treatment

Summary In the recent case of S (a child) (by her father and litigation friend M) v NHS England [2016] EWHC 1395, the High Court overturned NHS England’s decision to reject an Individual Funding Request (IFR) for narcolepsy and cataplexy …Read more…