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What Ross can do for you
Ross is a partner and head of our corporate team and, as such, he advises on a wide range of corporate finance transactions, predominately in the health and social care sectors.
His main focus at present is on GPs and dentists.
For GPs, Ross is helping clinical commissioning groups on the key issues they face in moving towards authorisation under the Health and Social Care Act. Ross is also assisting GPs as providers, particularly on the formation of provider vehicles, joint ventures with private sector organisations and practice acquisitions and mergers.
For dentists, Ross specialises in the sale, purchase and incorporation of dental and orthodontic practices, knows the underlying GDS and PDS regulations that are instrumental in structuring a sale or purchase of an NHS dental or orthodontic practice, has devised an innovative structure for the transfer of GDS contracts and deals with the CQC requirements and guidance in relation to practice sales.
Main areas of expertise
- Options for collaborative working at scale
- Primary Care Networks
- Practice mergers and acquisitions
- Practice incorporations
- Partnership disputes
The clients he works with
- GPs and GP practices
- GP federations, provider organisations and alliances
- Primary Care Networks
- Private sector companies and organisations (national and international) involved in healthcare
The Government has announced that it will pay for new partners joining GP practices to be trained in being a partner. Why not sign up to Hempsons’ New Partner training course?
One of the requirements of the Network Contract DES Specification for 2020/21 is for PCNs to agree how to work with local community services providers, mental health providers and community pharmacy providers.
The new Network Contract DES Contract Specification contains important key dates for practices, PCNs and commissioners. Those of particular relevance for CCGs are:
Much remains unchanged in the new Network Contract DES Specification, but important changes that CCGs (where commissioning primary care under delegated authority) should be aware of are:
The network contract DES specification for PCNs has been published and the first date to be aware of is 31st May. Listen to our podcast here
The network contract DES for 2020/21 contains various key dates of which practices, PCNs and commissioners need to be aware. Key dates for 2020 are summarised here.
NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSEI) has just published the Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service (DES) for 2020/21 alongside associated guidance.
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At the special conference of LMCs on 11th March an overwhelming majority (3 to 2) voted in favour of resolutions. Could this be the end of PCNs?
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