Health and social care
The CQC’s annual State of Care report: key takeaways for NHS providers
07/11/19
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual State of Care report. Learn more about the key takeaways from an NHS perspective in our latest insight.
Health and social care
The CQC’s annual State of Care report: key takeaways for social care providers
06/11/19
The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has published its annual State of Care report. Learn more about the key takeaways for social care providers.
Care Homes
GPs
Housing
Independent healthcare
April 2020 changes to the rules on engaging "off payroll" workers
31/10/19
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.
BA fails to obtain injunction to prevent strike action by pilots
29/10/19
The Court of Appeal has dismissed a claim by BA that the pilots’ union was in breach of its duty to notify BA of the categories of pilots it had balloted for strike action.
Health and social care
New proposals for patient safety in the NHS
28/10/19
NHS England/Improvement’s new Patient Safety Strategy calls for a ‘significant improvement’ in the way in which the NHS learns, treats staff and involves patients. Learn more about the new strategy and the implications for healthcare organisations.
Health and social care
Clinical Law Insight: Autumn 2019
24/10/19
Welcome to the latest edition of our Clinical Law Insight, in which we consider developments in clinical negligence claims, inquests and the healthcare advisory sector.
GPs
Immunisations – are you covered under CNSGP?
22/10/19
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).
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - October 2019
21/10/19
In this month’s healthcare newsletter Dylan Young talks about some of the common mistakes made by contracting authorities during the procurement process, and how to avoid them.
Health and social care
New regulations and guidance on referring deaths to the coroner
18/10/19
On 1 October 2019 the Notification of Death Regulations 2019, which cover the reporting of deaths to a coroner in certain ‘prescribed circumstances, came into force.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Health and safety fines: the extent of parental (company) responsibility
17/10/19
In a decision handed down last Friday, the Criminal Court of Appeal provided some welcome guidance on how to treat group and parent companies when setting the level of fines.
Health and social care
Safety and learning in maternity: NHS Resolution’s Early Notification scheme progress report
16/10/19
NHS Resolution has published a report on the first year of its Early Notification (EN) scheme. The EN scheme supports the government’s aim to halve the rate of stillbirth, neonatal death/brain injury and improve the safety of maternity care.
GPs
GP Premises Policy Review webinar: what you need to know and why
15/10/19
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.