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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 ...

Health and Care Bill 2021 - ICS governance - laying firm foundations

Health and Care Bill 2021 - ICS governance - laying firm foundations

In the first of our series of briefings on the Health and Care Bill 2021, we discussed some of the initial key questions for systems and what they can ...

Health and Social Care Committee publishes wide-ranging report on the safety of maternity services in England

Health and Social Care Committee publishes wide-ranging report on the safety of maternity services in England

The House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee, under the chairmanship of Jeremy Hunt MP, has been conducting an inquiry in relation to the saf ...

Security guards in A&E: A reminder that context is everything

Security guards in A&E: A reminder that context is everything

Judgment was recently handed down in the tragic case of Leanne Walsh (as Administratrix of the Estate of Gareth Walsh (Deceased)) (& 7 others) v N ...

Health and care data: time to level up?

Health and care data: time to level up?

The government’s data strategy has now landed, and it is impressive in both scope and ambition.  It is, however, densely packed with a huge array of c ...

New guide helps NHS trusts improve patient safety by learning from clinical negligence claims 

New guide helps NHS trusts improve patient safety by learning from clinical negligence claims 

A new guide, “Learning from Litigation Claims: The Getting It Right First Time (GIRFT) and NHS Resolution best practice guide for clinicians and manag ...