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Unleashing the potential of data-driven health and care

Unleashing the potential of data-driven health and care

At NHS Expo 2018, we saw the commitment of the NHS to technology and innovation as a key theme, with the announcement of more funding for Global Digit ...

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant's criminal activity: Part 2

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant's criminal activity: Part 2

In December 2016 we successfully defended a clinical negligence claim where the Claimant's loss arose from her own criminal conduct. The Claimant alle ...

MedTech and the Brexit White Paper

MedTech and the Brexit White Paper

"Brexit means Brexit". But what does Brexit mean for the Medical Technology ("MedTech") sector of the UK economy, a sector which is, in legal terms, c ...

PCRS:  What to expect when they're inspecting

PCRS: What to expect when they're inspecting

Pharmacists who provide services on behalf of the Primary Care Reimbursement Service ("PCRS") agree to a number of terms and conditions as part of the ...

Latest on Article 2 inquests: A high hurdle?

Latest on Article 2 inquests: A high hurdle?

When should an inquest be an Article 2 inquest (i.e. wider in scope than an 'ordinary' inquest)? In the context of healthcare-related deaths, the answ ...

Professional Regulation Update: Report of the Rapid Policy Review in the UK on Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

Professional Regulation Update: Report of the Rapid Policy Review in the UK on Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

A report of the Rapid Policy Review in the UK on Gross Negligence Manslaughter in Healthcare

Show us the evidence! – Defendant's success at obtaining summary judgment in a clinical negligence case

Show us the evidence! – Defendant's success at obtaining summary judgment in a clinical negligence case

In the recent case of Barry Frederick Hewes v West Hertfordshire Hospitals NHS Trust (D1), East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust (D2) and Dr Pan ...

Deaths Scrutiny:  Change Edges Closer

Deaths Scrutiny: Change Edges Closer

It's been a long time coming, but the government has just published its response to the consultation it ran two years ago on significant changes to wh ...

70 years of the NHS: the rise of patient choice

70 years of the NHS: the rise of patient choice

The NHS has seen many changes since its inception in 1948. Here, DAC Beachcroft partners Corinne Slingo and Hamza Drabu, look back at the key moments ...

70 years of the NHS: observations on healthcare management

70 years of the NHS: observations on healthcare management

DAC Beachcroft is proud to have been a partner to the NHS since its inception in 1948. The last 70 years has seen many milestones for the NHS and here ...