COVID-19: Workforce FAQs
The COVID-19 pandemic continues to pose significant workforce issues for healthcare organisations regarding the services they provide and the risks to staff. Here we share our FAQs in relation to these policies and communications with staff generally.
Clinical Law Insight: Summer 2021
Welcome to the summer edition of our Clinical Law Insight. We report on recent developments in safety and learning, look ahead towards the Public Inquiry into the government’s response to the pandemic, and recommend actions for Covid-related claims.
CQC report finds “a worrying picture” of DNACPR decision-making
The Care Quality Commission has published its final report on their special review into ‘Do Not Attempt Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation’ (DNACPR) decisions taken during the COVID-19 pandemic. We summarise the findings and what they mean for providers.
Procurement Policy Note 01/21: Procurement in an emergency
PPN 01/21 reiterates the PPN issued at the start of the COVID-19 pandemic setting out the procurement options available to Contracting Authorities during an emergency—further highlighting the commercial risks inherent in direct awards without competition.
Clinical Law Insight: Winter 2020/2021
Welcome to the latest edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in which we report on the latest appeal decisions, medico-legal and ethical issues arising from Covid-19, as well as new reports on safety and learning.
Tackling Covid deniers: Key steps for NHS organisations
As well as damaging the morale amongst NHS workers, the actions of “Covid deniers” mislead the public at a time where it's crucial people comply with public health rules. In this insight, we outline the key steps for tackling this issue.