Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles by Anna Hart

What does the future hold for CQC regulation? - Have your say

What does the future hold for CQC regulation? - Have your say

The window of opportunity is still open (until 4 March, when the consultation closes) to influence how the CQC will regulate health and social care pr ...

Social Care - 2020 and beyond

Social Care - 2020 and beyond

Even before Covid-19, there were concerns about the fragmented delivery and scarcity of funding within the social care sector, particularly for public ...

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Regulation and governance

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Regulation and governance

For the social care sector to thrive, regulation and governance will need careful attention.

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Investment and finance

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Investment and finance

Social care offers opportunities for investors, although innovation and legislative change is needed to ensure the sector thrives.

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: New opportunities, New Beginning

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: New opportunities, New Beginning

Better public understanding is needed, not least to ensure awareness of the career opportunities social care can offer.

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Conclusions and Recommendations

Social Care - 2020 and beyond: Conclusions and Recommendations

This report examines some of the challenges in the care system in terms of regulation, communication, commissioning, funding and staffing, and offers ...

CQC’s revamped factual accuracy check guidance: What’s new?

CQC’s revamped factual accuracy check guidance: What’s new?

The 10 day period for commenting on the factual accuracy of draft Care Quality Commission (CQC) inspection reports is a critical phase for health and ...

Paying the price? Latest on approach to calculating fines in health and social care safety prosecutions

Paying the price? Latest on approach to calculating fines in health and social care safety prosecutions

Summary An NHS Trust has recently been fined £333,333 in an HSE prosecution relating to inpatient falls, which are a continuing challenge for health a ...

To disclose or not to disclose? - Preserving privilege in criminal regulatory cases

To disclose or not to disclose? - Preserving privilege in criminal regulatory cases

Summary To what extent can legal privilege be relied on to resist disclosure of documents created during internal investigations where there have been ...