Insurance
NHS healthcare
Paterson Inquiry: recommendations from the report
04/02/20
The long awaited Paterson Inquiry report has come out today.
NHS healthcare
Top Social Care Articles - January 2020
22/01/20
Read our monthly news series, which provide summaries of the latest news items and key cases in social care.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Medical Malpractice Forward View 2020
20/01/20
Read our annual review of events in the year ahead which could impact the healthcare, life sciences and medical malpractice sectors.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Primary care
Further developments in telemedicine, AI and robotics will bring opportunities, challenges and risk for businesses in the MedTech sector
20/01/20
With increasing demands on GPs, the rise of telemedicine is set to continue. Providers will need to ensure that they comply with legislation around supply of medicines across the internet.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
The new Clinical Trials Regulation – implementation date likely to be delayed
20/01/20
EU Clinical Trials Regulation 536/2014 (‘CTR’) is due to apply in member states in 2020 during the transition period after Brexit.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Challenges to dishonest claims against health providers will continue to rise
20/01/20
Section 57 of The Criminal Justice and Courts Act 2015 made it easier for Defendants to challenge dishonest claims.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Mediation and other forms of dispute resolution are set to continue rising in medical malpractice claims
20/01/20
NHS Resolution has reported settlement of a record number of claims through alternative means such as mediation
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NHS healthcare
Fixed Recoverable Costs should contribute to controlling the rising costs of clinical negligence claims, but there is further work to be done
20/01/20
This year the government will decide on the level of fixed fees to adopt for the proposed new standard and light tracks for lower value clinical negligence claims.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Where next on the appropriate approach to future accommodation claims?
20/01/20
With the Personal Injury Discount Rate remaining in negative territory, arguments for the traditional Roberts & Johnstone approach to be replaced are likely to gather pace.
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NHS healthcare
Paterson Inquiry report due in early 2020
20/01/20
Consultant breast surgeon Ian Paterson is serving 20 years in prison following convictions for unlawful wounding/wounding patients with intent.
Insurance
NHS healthcare
Spotlight on seven key decisions in 2020 affecting healthcare providers and insurers
20/01/20
Seven key cases either awaiting decisions or coming before the Supreme Court in 2020 that are likely to have a significant impact for healthcare organisations.
Housing
NHS healthcare
What to expect in employment law in 2020
16/01/20
2020 is shaping up to be another busy year in the field of employment law—learn more about what's ahead for healthcare, social care and social housing providers.