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.
Housing
Housing Case Law - October 2019
10/10/19
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Emergency services
Culture Change in Fire and Rescue Services
23/09/19
The culture of Fire and Rescue Services has a huge part to play in the retention of employees and in this Insight we look at some of the trends which have emerged from the ‘People’ section from Tranches 1 and 2 of HMICFRS reports.
Health and social care
High Court refuses to prevent Trust from proceeding to a disciplinary hearing
19/09/19
Capsticks represented the Trust in Al-Obaidi v Frimley Health NHS Trust. The High Court has today issued Judgment refusing a permanent injunction to prevent the Trust from continuing with disciplinary proceedings against Dr Al–Obaidi.
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - September 2019
19/09/19
In September's roundup on healthcare highlights, our Head of Human Resources Advisory, Claire Shaw, talks about the importance of recognising when a case should be subject to investigation and how to ensure a quality process.
Housing
Housing Case Law - September 2019
10/09/19
Read our monthly housing case law update, which includes recent cases from courts in England and Wales that are relevant to the #ukhousing sector.
Insurance
Concussion: Coming round again
05/09/19
This article considers the medico-legal aspects of concussion injury, the duty of care owed by those involved and the governance measures which organisations can put in place to minimise the risk of concussion related litigation.
Care Homes
Health and social care
Top Social Care Articles - August 2019
03/09/19
Our monthly series provides summaries of the key news items in social care.
Health and social care
Housing
Delay could be fatal for bidders in the tendering game
28/08/19
In Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust v Cornwall Council [2019] EWHC 2211 (TCC) the Technology and Construction Court has again confirmed that it is very risky for a bidder to delay bringing a claim under the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.
Health and social care
Capsticks Healthcare Roundup - August 2019
15/08/19
In August's roundup Corporate and Commercial Partner, Tracy Giles, talks about delivering the ambitions in the NHS Long Term plan.