Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

Health and Social Care - NHS/Public Sector

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 ...

More ‘suicide’ and ‘unlawful killing’ inquest conclusions ahead?

More ‘suicide’ and ‘unlawful killing’ inquest conclusions ahead?

How sure does a coroner/inquest jury have to be about the circumstances of a death in order to reach a conclusion of ‘suicide’ or ‘unlawful killing’?

Prevention of Future Deaths Reports - Impact of Revised Guidance?

Prevention of Future Deaths Reports - Impact of Revised Guidance?

Prevention of Future Deaths Reports (PFDs) made by coroners to address concerns arising from inquests can provide powerful leverage for change, althou ...

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant’s criminal activity: the final chapter

No compensation for loss arising from a claimant’s criminal activity: the final chapter

This morning (30 October 2020) the Supreme Court has handed down its judgment in Ecila Henderson v Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust. ...

Recoverability of inquest costs – what constitutes an ‘admission’?

Recoverability of inquest costs – what constitutes an ‘admission’?

In this article we look at the recent case of Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service v. Veevers [2020] EWHC 2550 (Comm) which is the latest case t ...

NHS supplier claims for COVID-19 related costs

NHS supplier claims for COVID-19 related costs

Suppliers can claim payments from NHS Trusts for COVID-19 related costs under Guidance which has recently been issued and approved by NHS England and ...