Healthcare and medical law

Anne Ball

Senior Partner & LEAD CONTACT
  • Manchester
  • Clinical negligence, criminal defence
  • 0161 234 2402
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Experienced and dedicated team advising on all aspects of mental health, healthcare and medical law 

Acting for clients in every field of healthcare and medical law allows us to integrate our expertise to provide focused solutions, drawing from good practice as well as a comprehensive knowledge of the relevant law.

Our clients appreciate the ability to contact a specialist at any time and to be provided with a reasoned response to their issues.

Key services and issues

  • Asylum seekers
  • Capacity and consent
  • Charging for services and ‘topping-up’
  • Children
  • Complaints
  • Continuing care
  • Duty of candour and fundamental standards of care
  • Health and safety
  • Information governance and confidentiality
  • Inquests and inquiries
  • Judicial Review
  • Policies and procedures
  • Risk management
  • Training
  • Vulnerable adults

Our work

  • Acting for NHS bodies on a challenge to a deprivation of liberty authorisation.
  • Advising an SHA on the suitability for publication of a range of SUI investigations.
  • Regular advice on issues for inquests, providing support for staff and representing trusts, up to and including Article 2 inquests with juries.

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Webinar: Record keeping in the health sector

In this webinar Martin Hughes and Chris Alderson will discuss how to prepare a good record, and how records can be accessed and used beyond healthcare, and examine the differences between the various routes of access, including subject access requests, litigation disclosures, disclosure to the coroner and police requests for access.

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