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A short guide to the key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector

A short guide to the key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector

In light of the national COVID19 emergency, our health sector clients are under enormous pressure, facing a range of decisions that need to be made at ...

DAC Beachcroft part of first ever Court of Protection Skype hearing

DAC Beachcroft part of first ever Court of Protection Skype hearing

DAC Beachcroft’s Healthcare Regulatory team recently took part in the first ever Court of Protection hearing to be heard over Skype. The COVID-19 pand ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Critical Care – Clinical Decision making and Ethics

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Critical Care – Clinical Decision making and Ethics

BMA Guidance has sought to provide assistance and clarity for the challenging decisions for frontline critical care (and other) staff as the volume of ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Increasing capacity and patient flow – Hospital Discharge Guidance

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Increasing capacity and patient flow – Hospital Discharge Guidance

  On 19 March 2020, the Department of Health issued emergency guidance for hospital discharge (“Guidance”)  designed to improve patient flow and incre ...

COVID-19: Briefing Bulletin - Health

COVID-19: Briefing Bulletin - Health

DAC Beachcroft is receiving an increasing number of client requests on Covid-19 issues. With the NHS, a number of leading private healthcare providers ...

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Plans for a new statutory patient safety investigations system took another step forward this week with the publication of the Health Service Safety I ...

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

What does the CQC’s recently published annual report tell us about the direction of travel for health and social care regulation? Key ‘take away’ poin ...

NHS safety: top of the world

NHS safety: top of the world

To achieve the goal of making the NHS the safest health service in the world, DAC Beachcroft looks at why we need to understand when the vast majority ...

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 ...

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

Learning from deaths: Does the CQC think you are doing enough?

How have NHS Trusts been doing with improving learning from patient deaths? The CQC sheds some light on this in its recently published report - “Learn ...