Health and social care
Further developments in telemedicine, AI and robotics will bring opportunities, challenges and risk for businesses in the MedTech sector
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.
CNSGP cover in urgent care scenarios
CNSGP was set-up to provide indemnity for healthcare practitioners delivering primary care, but how this works in practice depends on a number of factors.
Female police officer did not require male comparator to show direct sex discrimination
The EAT has found that a female police officer who claimed direct sex discrimination did not have to prove that the force would have treated a male comparator differently.
Next steps for Primary Care Networks
In order to realise the ambitions of the NHS Long Term Plan and maximise the opportunities that are available, Primary Care Networks will need to continue to develop.
Supreme Court finds dismissal automatically unfair even where decision-maker is unaware of the true reason for dismissal
The Supreme Court has found that an employee was unfairly dismissed for making protected disclosures despite the fact that the dismissing manager was unaware of the disclosures when she made the decision to dismiss.
Care Homes
Private healthcare
April 2020 changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
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.
Immunisations – are you covered under CNSGP?
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).
GP Premises Policy Review webinar: what you need to know and why
In this webinar Lisa Geary talks here about the main themes and advises what action you should consider taking in light of the recommendations set out in the GP Premises Policy Review.
Do you and your Primary Care Network members have a lease in place where one is needed?
A GP practice must have its property ‘housekeeping’ in order, but as practices move forward with their Primary Care Networks it is vital they are in a strong position. We take you through the when and whys of GP lease arrangements and how we can help.
CNSGP - What Locum and Out of Hours GPs need to know
We provide an insight into the requirement for out of hours clinics and reliance on locum doctors which has become increasingly necessary.
Clinical Negligence Scheme for GPs – A Brave New World For GP Indemnity
One of the most significant shifts in indemnity provision within General Practice occurred as of 1 April 2019 when the Clinical Negligence Scheme for GPs (“CNSGP”) was introduced.
Primary Care Networks: Are you ready for 15 May?
The 15 May deadline for registration of your Primary Care Network is fast approaching, and there are many things to consider including its form, the allocation of risk and liability, and ultimately its purpose.