Articles - DAC Beachcroft

Articles

Health and Social Care - NHS/Public Sector

Charities Providing Care Report: Report Summary

Charities Providing Care Report: Report Summary

This report has shared a range of insights and ideas on strengthening leadership, safeguarding and governance – both to drive measurable improvements ...

Emerging Technologies – the use of Robotics in surgical procedures

Emerging Technologies – the use of Robotics in surgical procedures

The use of technology in the healthcare sector is rapidly expanding and continues to play a key role in the evolution of the range of healthcare servi ...

NHS England and NHS Improvement’s response to the policy consultation on digital-first primary care

NHS England and NHS Improvement’s response to the policy consultation on digital-first primary care

In June 2019, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) undertook a public consultation on digital-first primary care. DAC Beachcroft, amongst others, ...

NHS Estates Report

NHS Estates Report

It is widely accepted that there is a £6 billion maintenance backlog for our NHS estates, £3 billion of which is safety critical. This backlog arises ...

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

The NHS estate is in a parlous state. Years of austerity, selling off assets and diverting capital funding to balance day-to-day spending has created ...

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

There are trusts developing innovative schemes, such as joint ventures and Limited Liability Partnerships, to raise funds for capital projects.

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS leaders and partners say that capital funding must come from a range of sources that provide efficient and flexible ways to maintain estates and p ...

NHS Estates Report: report summary

NHS Estates Report: report summary

This report shares some novel and exciting ideas for raising capital, and locally effective and accountable ways of using it, that take into account f ...

Happy people in healthcare

Happy people in healthcare

With 103,000 vacancies and high rates of sick leave, presenteesim and churn, the NHS has realised that it needs to invest more in the health and wellb ...

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

The question of what was said by a Claimant during an appointment with a medical expert can often become a key issue in clinical negligence claims, pa ...