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Kirsty Odell, an associate in our GP team, sets out some of the key stages in taking over a failing GP practice
Clinical Negligence Claims 2021, Elizabeth Grey examines four cases of interest.
Two secondary victim claims are due to be heard at the Court of Appeal later in the year; both of which are clinical negligence claims. Both claims are testing the legal control mechanisms on claims for psychiatric harm by secondary victims.
If you have identified a need to invest in your surgery premises, whether it be for general improvements, extension plans to accommodate a growing local community or a move into newly built fit-for-purpose premises, the next step is to weigh up the potential funding options available to you.
We now have new legislation requiring care home staff to be vaccinated and there’s a consultation due on mandatory vaccination in the wider NHS and social care sector.
The government has released its response to the consultation on Sexual Harassment in the Workplace, promising to further protections to employees who are victims of sexual harassment, whilst giving employers support to put measures in place to respond to the needs of their organisation, and provide explicit protections from third-party harassment.
Kirsty Odell sets out some of the key stages to buying or selling a practice, which will keep you on the right track for a smooth transition from buyer to practice owner.
The Covid 19 pandemic has seen the way many services operate change, with many face to face services going on-line and digital in a way never seen before. One of those changes is seen with the new CQC approach to inspection.
What type of surgery lease do you have and what is the extent of your repair liability? You need to know, or you could end up with a bill of destabilising proportions.
The last 12 months has seen practices working much more closely together to respond to the pandemic and to deliver the network contract DES in PCNs. Many practices, having seen the benefits of closer working, are now considering merging. In this article, Alison Oliver outlines some of the key issues to consider if you are thinking about merging with one or more other practices.
Doctor employers face ongoing staff management challenges as lockdown restrictions ease. Lucy Miles and Isobel Davis highlight some areas needing consideration.
A Declaration of Trust is a useful tool for independent practitioners to protect valuable property investments and exposure to unforeseen liabilities.
There have been significant changes in GP primary care and Justin Cumberlege, a partner in our GP team, highlights what needs updating in partnership deeds
The CQC has successfully prosecuted an acute Trust for failing to meet a fundamental standard of care. Whilst this is the latest criminal prosecution by the CQC for breach of fundamental standards, this case was the first in relation to failings in the standard of clinical care.