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What Liz can do for you
Liz is an experienced healthcare advisory lawyer as a result of acting for NHS Trusts and Independent care home providers across the North East for over 10 years.
Liz is an experienced inquest lawyer and has regularly attended Coroners courts, acting on behalf of both acute and mental health NHS Trusts and care homes in complex inquests. She has provided management of cases dealing with complex acute and mental health policy issues, support of multiple witnesses and assessment of areas of risk together with robust inquest advocacy in HM Coroners courts.
Liz has provided legal advice to healthcare providers both independent and NHS/Public sector providers, including acute and mental health NHS Trusts, CCG’s and private health and social care providers.
Liz provides advice and training on a wide range of issues including; access to healthcare records, CQC compliance, scrutiny and enforcement issues, confidentiality, information sharing, mental capacity and consent, COP and risk and governance issues and serious incident reviews. Her work has also included advising on a range of policy documents and patient treatment decisions against the legislative and continuously changing regulatory background.
Areas of expertise
- Mental Capacity and treatment decisions.
- Court of Protection Challenges
- NHS Continuing Healthcare
- Commissioning Decisions
- CQC and Regulatory Issues
The clients she works with
- NHS Trusts
- Private Health and Social Care Providers
Ventilators and the number of critical care beds are a regular feature of the Government’s daily briefings and the questions posed by the media. This newsflash explores the guidance currently available and which of the current legal provisions will be held to apply.
Hempsons strengthen their health and social care advisory team in the north with a number of new appointments including healthcare expert Liz Stokes