Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Making a Difference: The Early Notification Scheme Progress Report

Making a Difference: The Early Notification Scheme Progress Report

Don’t miss NHS Resolution’s latest report: The Early Notification Scheme progress report: collaboration and improved experience for families which was ...

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

Patient Safety is everyone’s responsibility: The New Patient Safety Strategy

On 1 April 2019, NHS Improvement and NHS England united as one.  The NHS Patient Strategy was published shortly after, in July 2019, and marks a posit ...

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

Calling all hip and knee surgeons - New Professional Guidance for arthroplasty documentation to evidence safe clinical practice

The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) programme is designed to improve healthcare practice, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients and ...

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

'What does a good Spinal Service look like?' Find out with the latest GIRFT Report

The GIRFT programme led by Professor Tim Briggs is designed to improve healthcare practices, techniques and processes for the benefit of patients. The ...

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

Success for Defendant Trust in Strike Out application for secondary victim claim : Doosey v Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust [2017]

DAC Beachcroft were involved in this successful strike out application in which the Court confirmed that the Claimant did not fulfil the necessary cri ...

Safe Use of Portable Oxygen Systems – HSIB Investigates

Safe Use of Portable Oxygen Systems – HSIB Investigates

Portable oxygen systems are used extensively throughout the NHS. Safe delivery of oxygen is crucial. Despite this, evidence shows issues ranging from ...

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Learning from Suicides: NHS Resolution looks at the way forward

Against the backdrop of learning from patient deaths remaining high on the national agenda across the healthcare sector, NHS Resolution's recently pub ...

Vascular Surgery GIRFT Programme National Speciality Report – what you need to know

Vascular Surgery GIRFT Programme National Speciality Report – what you need to know

Summary The GIRFT programme led by Professor Tim Briggs is designed to improve healthcare practices, techniques and processes for the benefit of patie ...

Fair-handed approach? Latest on challenging Health Service Ombudsman decisions

Fair-handed approach? Latest on challenging Health Service Ombudsman decisions

Summary The Parliamentary & Health Service Ombudsman investigates around 4,000 complaints a year (mainly relating to NHS services), with around 40 ...

Updated information published by the MHRA in respect of metal on metal hip replacements

Updated information published by the MHRA in respect of metal on metal hip replacements

In response to on-going monitoring of the performance of metal-on-metal (MoM)  hip joint articulations the MHRA published an updated Medical Device Al ...