Emergency services
Health and social care
The increase in violence against healthcare and emergency service workers
14/11/19
The year on year increases in assaults by service users and members of the public on staff working in healthcare and the emergency services are a significant concern for both workers and employers.
Supreme Court awards £2m to inventor of Electrochemical Capillary Fill
13/11/19
The Supreme Court recently handed down a landmark decision which clarifies the law about when an employee inventor will be entitled to share in the profits.
Housing
Housing Case Law - November 2019
13/11/19
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Health and social care
The CQC’s annual State of Care report: key takeaways for NHS providers
07/11/19
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual State of Care report. Learn more about the key takeaways from an NHS perspective in our latest insight.
Health and social care
The CQC’s annual State of Care report: key takeaways for social care providers
06/11/19
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual State of Care report. Learn more about the key takeaways for social care providers.
Care Homes
GPs
Housing
Independent healthcare
April 2020 changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
31/10/19
The Finance Act 2019 sets out changes to be made to the intermediaries legislation (commonly referred to as “IR35”). Learn more about the affects on your organisation.
BA fails to obtain injunction to prevent strike action by pilots
29/10/19
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim by BA that the pilots’ union was in breach of its duty to notify BA of the categories of pilots it had balloted for strike action.
Health and social care
New proposals for patient safety in the NHS
28/10/19
NHS England/Improvement’s new Patient Safety Strategy calls for a ‘significant improvement’ in the way in which the NHS learns, treats staff and involves patients. Learn more about the new strategy and the implications for healthcare organisations.
Health and social care
Clinical Law Insight: Autumn 2019
24/10/19
Welcome to the latest edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in which we consider developments in clinical negligence claims, inquests and the healthcare advisory sector.
GPs
Immunisations – are you covered under CNSGP?
22/10/19
The sheer variety of vaccination services means that GP practices offering travel healthcare services need to check whether theirs are covered under the Clinical Negligence Scheme for General Practice (CNSGP).
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - October 2019
21/10/19
In this month’s healthcare newsletter Dylan Young talks about some of the common mistakes made by contracting authorities during the procurement process, and how to avoid them.
Health and social care
New regulations and guidance on referring deaths to the coroner
18/10/19
On 1 October 2019 the Notification of Death Regulations 2019, which cover the reporting of deaths to a coroner in certain ‘prescribed circumstances, came into force.