The Vice President of the Court of Protection has issued helpful guidance HERE on bringing proceedings in relation to proposed “serious medical treatment”.
CQC – who regulates the regulator? It was disappointing to read in the press that the CQC has found that dozens of its reports are flawed.
Kirsty Odell, Senior Solicitor in the corporate health care team of law firm Hempsons, points the way to develop your Primary Care Network.
NHSE hosted a Twitter chat yesterday on PCN workforce. Much of the focus was around recruitment issues, but accountability for and by PCN is crucial.
2020 will be a particularly exciting year for everyone at Hempsons and Eastwoods, as the two firms merge to create a powerful new force in regulatory, disciplinary and healthcare law.
This case highlights the importance of raising enquiries regarding the identity of potential dependants at an early stage and carefully wording offers in pre-action fatal claims, as there are potential pitfalls on both sides.
PCN Specifications have been published and will be discussed today on twitter. The Outline Service Specifications for the Network Contract can be found here.
Key legal developments in healthcare and medical law for January 2020.
We are excited to announce that Hempsons are sponsoring Health-Tech Talks 2020 events.
Re-visiting Montgomery and the cases that have followed – December 2019. Stephen Maratos and Harry Armstrong provide summaries from the key cases relating to consent in clinical negligence cases.
Winter 2019/2020 edition of Hempsons' Dental Newsbrief.
Securing the right lease for your dental practice: key considerations when taking on leasehold premises
The premises out of which a dental practice is run are one of the most important elements of a dental practice sale/purchase. It is important that time and care is taken to ensure that the terms on which the practice occupies the premises are appropriate for the continued requirements of the business.
The Court of Appeal recently considered a case which is of interest to all NHS primary care contractors, and particularly those who provide services under pilot contracts or other temporary contracts which are ancillary to their core NHS contracts, as well as being of general interest from a contract law perspective.
We live in an increasingly digital age where innovation and new technologies are at the forefront of everything we do, with new apps, websites and content being released daily, helping practices to stay in touch with patients.