Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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Health and Social Care - NHS/Public Sector

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 ...

World Patient Safety Day

World Patient Safety Day

This year the theme of the WHO’s World Patient Safety Day is dedicated to the need to prioritise and address safety in maternal and newborn care, part ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

Health and Care Bill 2021: Provider Selection

In the next of our series of briefings on the Health and Care Bill, we look at the Government’s plans to repeal the current NHS procurement rules and ...

Health and Care Bill 2021: Implications for social care providers

Health and Care Bill 2021: Implications for social care providers

Summary Continuing our series of briefings about the Health and Care Bill 2021, we focus here on the impact for social care providers. Social care pro ...

The power of local autonomy in delivering healthcare

The power of local autonomy in delivering healthcare

Emerging from the command-and-control model that existed during the coronavirus pandemic, the power of local autonomy is now being realised, boosted b ...

The Cumberlege Report “First do no harm”: 12 months later, the government responds

The Cumberlege Report “First do no harm”: 12 months later, the government responds

The Independent Medicines and Medical Devices Safety (IMMDS) Review was commissioned in February 2018 by the then Secretary of State for Health, Jerem ...