Articles - DAC Beachcroft

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NHS England and NHS Improvement’s response to the policy consultation on digital-first primary care

NHS England and NHS Improvement’s response to the policy consultation on digital-first primary care

In June 2019, NHS England and NHS Improvement (NHSE/I) undertook a public consultation on digital-first primary care. DAC Beachcroft, amongst others, ...

NHS Estates Report: report summary

NHS Estates Report: report summary

This report shares some novel and exciting ideas for raising capital, and locally effective and accountable ways of using it, that take into account f ...

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS Estates Report: what next?

NHS leaders and partners say that capital funding must come from a range of sources that provide efficient and flexible ways to maintain estates and p ...

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

NHS Estates Report: making estates work

There are trusts developing innovative schemes, such as joint ventures and Limited Liability Partnerships, to raise funds for capital projects.

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

NHS Estates Report: where are we now?

The NHS estate is in a parlous state. Years of austerity, selling off assets and diverting capital funding to balance day-to-day spending has created ...

NHS Estates Report

NHS Estates Report

It is widely accepted that there is a £6 billion maintenance backlog for our NHS estates, £3 billion of which is safety critical. This backlog arises ...

Happy people in healthcare

Happy people in healthcare

With 103,000 vacancies and high rates of sick leave, presenteesim and churn, the NHS has realised that it needs to invest more in the health and wellb ...

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

Mustard v Flower: Is it Fair Game for a Claimant to Covertly Record Examinations by Medical Experts?

The question of what was said by a Claimant during an appointment with a medical expert can often become a key issue in clinical negligence claims, pa ...

How MedTech can strengthen the patient-doctor relationship

How MedTech can strengthen the patient-doctor relationship

The drive to transform healthcare services enhanced by technology has, at its heart, a very human aim: to enable clinicians to strengthen the patient- ...

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Statutory patient safety investigations now just around the corner?

Plans for a new statutory patient safety investigations system took another step forward this week with the publication of the Health Service Safety I ...