Care Homes
Health and social care
Housing
Social Housing and Care Homes - Employment Quarterly Update
12/02/19
Welcome to our first employment update for social housing and care homes for 2019. It certainly looks set to be another year in which the legal and political landscape is dominated by Brexit.
GPs
Health and social care
The NHS Resolution Annual Customer Survey
05/02/19
The NHS Resolution annual customer survey is now live! Provide your feedback on their performance over the past year and let them know where they are doing well, or areas where there may be room for improvement.
Health and social care
Hammered by the GDPR
04/12/18
The reported data breach at West Ham United FC is a salutary warning to sports clubs of the potential consequences of an inadvertent data breach and highlights the potential long reach of the GDPR.
Health and social care
Confidentiality is not an automatic bar to disclosure
29/11/18
Marston Holdings Ltd v Ministry of Justice (HM Courts & Tribunal Service) [2018] EWHC 3168 (TCC)
Health and social care
EAT dismisses breach of contract claim against NHS Trust
27/11/18
The EAT has handed down Judgment in a case in which Capsticks successfully defended an NHS Trust against a claim brought by a consultant.
Health and social care
Housing
Health Creation, Wealth Creation - fighting health inequalities using community assets
22/11/18
On 21 November, Capsticks sponsored the NHS Alliance Summit in Manchester, bringing together health and housing to tackle health creation across our communities.
Health and social care
International income generation projects
15/11/18
Along with Healthcare UK, Capsticks hosted a workshop on 18 October 2018 to discuss the issue of income generation for Arm’s Length Bodies (ALBs)
Emergency services
Health and social care
New protection for NHS and emergency services staff
15/11/18
One in seven healthcare professionals was attacked in the course of their employment last year; the highest level for five years, according to an announcement by the Health and Social Care Secretary at the end of last month.
Health and social care
Employers can be legally responsible for malicious data breaches committed by employees
24/10/18
In Wm Morrison Supermarkets PLC v Various Claimants, Morrisons appealed a High Court judgment that it should be vicariously liable for a data breach committed by an employee.
Health and social care
Insurance
Darnley: the Supreme Court rules on the case of the patient who left A&E after 19 minutes
10/10/18
An insight into the Supreme Court decision on the Darnley v Croydon Health Services NHS Trust case
Health and social care
Removal of travel allowance following a TUPE transfer was not void
26/09/18
Removal of travel allowance was not void
Health and social care
Abnormally low tenders and the ill-advised use of solicitors to give evidence in court
10/09/18
An insight into the implications from the Tcase of SRCL Ltd v The National Health Service Commissioning Board