COVID-19: Discharge processes
The anticipated strain on acute beds, as a result of the coronavirus pandemic, has meant that hospitals need to ensure beds are used only for those patients strictly in need of in-hospital clinical care.
COVID-19 and the Continuing Healthcare (CHC) funding
The Coronavirus Act 2020 effectively suspends CCG’s and NHS Trust’s duties to carry out assessments under Regulations 21 and 28 of the NHS Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups Regulations 2012, and the CHC Framework.
COVID-19: The new gas safety guidance – a risk based approach
Due to COVID-19, many social landlords have been clarifying their responsibilities to The Gas Safety Regulations. The new guidance emphasises the need to engage with tenants in a “pragmatic, common-sense approach” to meet regulatory requirements.
Moving House – Government guidelines during COVID-19
New Government guidance has been issued on the practicalities of moving home during the current COVID-19 lockdown in the UK. This Insight takes you through some practical considerations that need to be taken into account.
COVID-19 and Court of Protection proceedings
COVID-19 poses significant resource and logistics challenges for all those who work with protected parties who lack capacity under the Mental Capacity Act 2005. Here we explore how the Court of Protection operates in the current climate.
Commercial leases: Non-payment of rent
The Coronavirus Act includes a ban on forfeiture of commercial leases for non-payment of rent for the next 3 months, affecting RPs who are landlords of commercial units. Here are the practical steps you can take to minimise the impact on your business.
The impact of COVID-19 on County Court proceedings
The Coronavirus Act became law on 25 March 2020 and its provisions in respect of housing are now in force. We explore the housing provisions and your concerns around county court proceedings in the current climate.
COVID-19: Clinical claims – guidance and support
We have been helping clients in a number of ways in light of the unprecedented situation with the COVID-19 pandemic—here we set out examples of the support that we are giving and other useful guidance.