Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Health and Social Care - NHS/Public Sector

New year, new public procurement thresholds

New year, new public procurement thresholds

Changes to public procurement thresholds will come into force on 1 January 2022 by virtue of The Public Procurement (Agreement on Government Procureme ...

Changes to the NHS transactions guidance - have your say

Changes to the NHS transactions guidance - have your say

The current version of the “NHS transactions guidance” (the Guidance) is now 4 years old and - in order to reflect learning from past transactions and ...

A solution to the community deprivation of liberty dilemma at last?

A solution to the community deprivation of liberty dilemma at last?

The question of whether and how adults with mental capacity can be deprived of their liberty in the community - for example, via restrictions imposed ...

Medical device reform - balancing responsible innovation and patient safety

Medical device reform - balancing responsible innovation and patient safety

Following the UK’s departure from the European Union, the UK’s medical devices regulator, the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHR ...

M&A: Healthcare transformation drives dealmaking resurgence

M&A: Healthcare transformation drives dealmaking resurgence

After a pandemic-induced pause, strong investment appetite once again abounds in the healthcare sector. As the transformation of healthcare continues, ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: The role of Local Authorities in Integrated Care Systems

Health and Care Bill 2021: The role of Local Authorities in Integrated Care Systems

In the last of our current series of comment pieces on the Health and Care Bill 2021, we consider how Local Authorities and Combined Authorities will ...

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE UPDATE:  PROTOCOL FOR CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE LITIGATION

CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE UPDATE: PROTOCOL FOR CLINICAL NEGLIGENCE LITIGATION

The new protocol comes into effect in Northern Ireland on 1 October 2021. It will cover all ongoing and future matters falling within the remit of the ...

Reimagining regulation to support healthcare transformation

Reimagining regulation to support healthcare transformation

While healthcare undergoes transformation, regulation too must be reimagined. Corinne Slingo explores how regulatory change can support the transforma ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: Place-based partnerships - the engine room of an ICS

Health and Care Bill 2021: Place-based partnerships - the engine room of an ICS

The Health and Care Bill 2021 (“Bill”) is first and foremost concerned with legislating for changes that will better enable delivery of the NHS Long T ...

Mental health provision in a post-pandemic world

Mental health provision in a post-pandemic world

To say the past two years have been a testing time for population wellbeing and mental health would be an understatement. For transformative progress ...