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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…

 

Newsflash: Hempsons advises on landmark trust merger

Hempsons has advised Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust on its takeover of Calderstones Partnership Foundation Trust. Regulators have approved the acquisition of the last standalone disability hospital in England, which sees Mersey Care taking over management of the 223-bed Calderstones Hopsital …Read more…