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Can mental health support teams help with the surge in demand for services within UK schools?

Can mental health support teams help with the surge in demand for services within UK schools?

Schools will soon begin piloting a scheme that will see support teams work with children in a bid to address concerns surrounding mental health in you ...

Replacing the DoLS regime - End in sight?

Replacing the DoLS regime - End in sight?

The long road to replacing the current Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS) has just passed another major milestone, with the legislative framewor ...

Lower threshold for suicide conclusions upheld by Court of Appeal

Lower threshold for suicide conclusions upheld by Court of Appeal

Before July 2018, it had been settled law going back decades that coroners/juries had to be ‘sure’ that the deceased intended their actions to result ...

Primary Care Networks - Completing the Network Agreement

Primary Care Networks - Completing the Network Agreement

  The template Network Agreement, guidance and associated documents for the establishment of Primary Care Networks (PCNs) have been published. Here we ...

New Sepsis Requirement for NHS Trusts

New Sepsis Requirement for NHS Trusts

The NHS's fight against sepsis stepped up a gear on 1 April 2019, when its standard contract was amended to require all NHS Trusts in England to compl ...

Boost for retirement housing supply

Boost for retirement housing supply

The Government has now responded to the Law Commission’s recommendations on event fees in retirement properties, confirming that it will enact the Law ...

NHS pensions’ tax leading to serious workforce issues

NHS pensions’ tax leading to serious workforce issues

Doctors and senior NHS employees are increasingly triggering significant tax charges for themselves by breaching their “annual allowance” and “lifetim ...

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 ...

Digital Healthcare Technology Report 2019

Digital Healthcare Technology Report 2019

Technology is revolutionising NHS care. At the forefront of this revolution are apps and data platforms that promote seamless data sharing, and digita ...

Digital healthcare technology: information sharing

Digital healthcare technology: information sharing

Technology is changing the way both clinicians and patients can access their data. Gradual digitisation of patient records from paper to online has en ...