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A short guide to the key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector

A short guide to the key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector

In light of the national COVID19 emergency, our health sector clients are under enormous pressure, facing a range of decisions that need to be made at ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: NHS Standard Contract developments

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: NHS Standard Contract developments

Following the letter from Sir Simon Stevens and Amanda Pritchard dated 17 March 2020 setting out details of the collaborative arrangements between the ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Contracting

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Contracting

In light of the COVID19 implications, many commercial arrangements between parties may change dramatically in practice. One key question that often ar ...

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Remote consultations – the new normal

Key COVID-19 legal developments in the health sector: Remote consultations – the new normal

NHSX has produced guidance about managing and sharing information appropriately, referencing the ICO statement  and the joint statement regarding how ...

NHS Standard Contract Update

NHS Standard Contract Update

NHS England has published the 2020/21 versions of the Full-Length and Shorter-Form NHS Standard Contract. The 2020/21 versions will replace the 2019/2 ...

Unlocking the value of NHS patient data

Unlocking the value of NHS patient data

There is currently much excitement about the opportunities for maximising the benefit of NHS data and utilising technology.  We have advised on a numb ...

Enter Sandbox - New CQC requirements for digital clinical triage tools

Enter Sandbox - New CQC requirements for digital clinical triage tools

CQC has published its findings from its first ‘regulatory sandboxing’ exercise, the output of which includes a change in the criteria which providers ...

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, ...

Our response to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s consultation on changes to  Digital-First Primary Care

Our response to NHS England and NHS Improvement’s consultation on changes to Digital-First Primary Care

We updated clients last month about NHS England and NHS Improvement’s Digital-First Primary Care Policy: consultation on patient registration, funding ...