Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Health and Social Care - NHS/Public Sector

NHS competition: Will collaboration and integration become easier?

NHS competition: Will collaboration and integration become easier?

The Health and Social Care Committee has backed calls to remove competition rules and focus on collaboration in order to manage the rising demands on ...

CMA decision on the anticipated hospital acquisition

CMA decision on the anticipated hospital acquisition

Competition is no longer a primary organising principle in relation to the National Health Service (NHS) Trusts and Foundation Trusts and is not a key ...

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 ...

Deprivation of liberty for 16/17 year olds - Supreme Court decides

Deprivation of liberty for 16/17 year olds - Supreme Court decides

Can a parent consent on behalf of their 16/17 year old to care/residence arrangements that would otherwise amount to a deprivation of liberty?

NHS Charities: An Untapped Resource

NHS Charities: An Untapped Resource

New initiatives are aiming to highlight the potential contributions to patient care that NHS charities can make, if utilised correctly. 

When to notify deaths to the Coroner: New legal framework from 1st October

When to notify deaths to the Coroner: New legal framework from 1st October

It has been a long time coming, but doctors are finally about to have a clearer legal steer on when they should be reporting deaths to the Coroner. ‘T ...

Updates to the ICP contract package

Updates to the ICP contract package

In August 2019, NHS England published updated versions of the ICP contract and support documents package. 

Real Estate Tip of the Week: To Repair or Improve – What are the Tax Implications?

Real Estate Tip of the Week: To Repair or Improve – What are the Tax Implications?

The concepts of “repairs” and “improvements” are treated differently for tax purposes and so it is important that property owners take this into accou ...

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 ...

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

CQC - More flexing of muscles ahead?

What does the CQC’s recently published annual report tell us about the direction of travel for health and social care regulation? Key ‘take away’ poin ...