Clinical Law Insight: Spring 2023
We summarise the first preliminary hearing for module 3 of the Covid-19 Inquiry and a major change in the Civil Procedure Rules from 6 April. We also introduce a new section in which we consider upcoming appeal court judgments and significant issues.
Temporary update to GP contracts due to Covid-19
We have summarised the key temporary variations to primary care contracts as well as the changes to the 2021/22 Network Contract Directed Enhanced Services (DES).
How GPs and dentists can prepare for the upcoming COVID-19 vaccination requirements
We summarise NHSE&I's operational guidance to assist you with preparing and implementing the new regulations requiring healthcare providers to ensure that certain workers have received two doses of an approved COVID-19 vaccine.
Mandatory vaccination requirements for workers in health and social care: Planning and preparation guidance for employers
NHSEI has shared operational guidance on preparing and implementing the new regulation requiring providers of regulated healthcare services to ensure that certain workers are fully vaccinated against COVID-19.
Return to work and risk assessments during COVID-19: Health and social care
For a successful return to work during COVID-19, employers have a duty to carry out a risk assessment, implement safe systems of work and to keep these under review. Our risk assessment flowchart sets out the key issues for employers to consider.
COVID-19: Landlord and tenant FAQs
The response to the COVID-19 pandemic is creating a number of challenges for landlords and tenants, and we are advising on the issues arising from the restrictions in place. Here we answered some FAQs and set out practical options for you to consider.
COVID-19 and general practice indemnity
COVID-19 has presented unprecedented challenges for general practice in relation to the delivery of care. We answer common questions about indemnity cover arising from changes to personnel and the way that care is delivered during the emergency.