Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Key updates for the health and care sector from the National Data Guardian

Key updates for the health and care sector from the National Data Guardian

On the 8th December 2020, the National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care Dame (‘NDG’) published its response to the NDG’s consultation on the C ...

Court of Appeal provides valuable guidance on cauda equina syndrome claims

Court of Appeal provides valuable guidance on cauda equina syndrome claims

Hewes v (1) West Hertfordshire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust, (2) East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust & (3) Dr Tanna provides valuable guidanc ...

National Day Surgery Delivery Pack: the highlights

National Day Surgery Delivery Pack: the highlights

A best practice guide has been developed and published by the Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) Academy, the Centre for Perioperative Care (CPOC) an ...

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 ...

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. ...