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Managing turbulent times: moving the dial on healthcare leadership

Managing turbulent times: moving the dial on healthcare leadership

Covid-19 has disrupted strategic healthcare management plans as well as day-to-day operations. That the health service has coped as well as it has is ...

Legal update on the pitfalls and intricacies of medicolegal expert evidence

Legal update on the pitfalls and intricacies of medicolegal expert evidence

Medicolegal expert evidence sits at the heart of cases involving injury, and from a practitioner’s perspective building a case around expert evidence ...

Toombes v Mitchell: wrongful life v wrongful birth

Toombes v Mitchell: wrongful life v wrongful birth

Can a disabled person ever claim damages on the basis that they would not have been born but for a defendant’s negligence? This is the question that w ...

A new delivery model for mental health

A new delivery model for mental health

While the events of 2020 and beyond have turned all aspects of healthcare on their head, few areas have been more drastically impacted than mental hea ...

“Decompromising” a claim: Fraud and Part 36 settlements

“Decompromising” a claim: Fraud and Part 36 settlements

The recent judgment in Khalid Kasem v University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 136 (QB) saw the court addressing the issue ...

How to prepare for remote hearings and Trials during the pandemic

How to prepare for remote hearings and Trials during the pandemic

On 22 March 2020, the Judiciary published a Protocol on how to conduct hearings remotely to help ensure public safety and social distancing in light o ...

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 ...

Top 10 Points to note from the NHS White Paper

Top 10 Points to note from the NHS White Paper

On 11 February 2021, the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) published its legislative proposals for a new Health and Care Bill, “Integration ...

The future patient experience and what this means for infrastructure

The future patient experience and what this means for infrastructure

As the future patient experience continues to change in response to general trends such as technological evolution, and in response to the more immedi ...

Getting It Right First Time (“GIRFT”) publishes clinical practice guide for improving the management of adult COVID-19 patients in secondary care

Getting It Right First Time (“GIRFT”) publishes clinical practice guide for improving the management of adult COVID-19 patients in secondary care

GIRFT aims to help to improve the quality of care provided by the NHS by reducing variations in the way that healthcare is provided across Trusts.  As ...