If you’re a decision maker in the independent health and care sector - whether you’re an operator, supplier, developer, investor, or advisor - Browne Jacobson Health and Care Connect is for you.
Our independent health and care practice covers all areas of the sector including:
- Later living – care homes, domiciliary care and integrated retirement communities
- Specialist care and specialist clinics – children’s services, leaving care, learning disabilities, mental health, specialist clinics and fertility services
- Digital (including AI), diagnostics, pathology and life sciences
- Private acute hospitals and private primary care services
Through our extensive experience in the health and care sector, one of the main aims of Health and Care Connect is to bring like-minded people together to learn from each other and create opportunities. As a member you will receive:
- Regular member, legal and sector specific updates
- Regional updates and networking opportunities
- Opportunities to be invited to specialist round table discussions
- For in-house lawyers, invitations to our exclusive in-house lawyer events
- Opportunities to be invited to join us at external health and care sector events
- Invitations to networking opportunities, including the Health and Care Connect annual drinks.
Clare is the national lead of the independent health and care practice, specialising in corporate and commercial matters.
+44 (0)121 237 3943
Vicky specialises in corporate transactions in the independent health and care sector advising on M&A, private equity and general company law matters.
+44 (0)115 976 6585
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In Person Event
Health and Care Connect: East Midlands Care Breakfast with Virgin Money
Retirement housing: A solution to our care and housing crises?
Mock Inquest Training Sessions
Law firm launches new Health and Care Connect forum for the independent health and care sector
Legal Update - Shared Insights
Shared Insights: PSIRF and what it means for Independent Providers
Government to expand network and Information systems regulations
Automatic suspension and procurement law
Increase to 20 hour limit on supplementary employment for Health and Care Worker visa holders
NSIA: the thorn in the side of M&A?
Digital Twin Technologies: key legal contractual considerations
Future of Care - Retirement Living webinar
BMA issues medical locum rate card for junior doctors
Employee who refused to wear a face mask fairly dismissed
New toolkit to support safer recruitment in the care sector
Environmental, social and governance (ESG) in the context of retirement living
Government publishes its proposals for expanding the Scope of the Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018
LPS consultation and ‘go live’ planning
FAQs for startups
Below are some of the questions we are regularly asked by startups, covering a range of topic areas.
International leading digital disruption expert joins Browne Jacobson
How AI and technology can transform the healthcare sector
Insights from the Chief Coroner by His Honour Judge Thomas Teague, KC
Leadership and lessons learnt during the Pandemic by Professor Jonathan Van-Tam
Highlights from the Health and Care Connect Conference
Common AI related technology project disputes and how to prevent them
The increased use of artificial intelligence (AI) is revolutionising the way businesses operate and is having a disruptive impact in sectors that have traditionally been slow to modernise.
Compliance - small businesses and new regulation
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has released a report setting out the impact of new and changing regulations arising from the pandemic on small businesses across the UK.
Opinion - Maternity services
The impact of COVID-19 on maternal deaths
HSIB published its report on Maternal deaths during the first wave of COVID-19. The report takes a closer look at the impact that COVID-19 had during the initial period of March to May 2020.
80% hours for 100% pay? That’ll do nicely
As has been widely reported this week, some 3,000 UK workers are taking part in a six month trial to assess the viability of a four-day working week without any reduction in their normal pay.
Legal Update - Maternity services
The Ockenden Final Report – a blueprint for safe maternity care from ward to Board
The much anticipated final Ockenden report was published on 30 March 2020. The final report sets out the findings of the review into care provided to 1,486 families, and sets out a blueprint for safe maternity care.
Commissioning Health Tech in an ICS World
We invite you to watch our on-demand webinar which looks into how healthtech is commissioned from a health and tech perspective.
Are whistleblowers entitled to keep their employer’s confidential documents?
In Nissan v Passi, the High Court recently considered the issue of an employee retaining confidential documents belonging to his former employer in the context of the employer’s application for an injunction seeking the return of such documents from the employee.
Covid 19 public inquiry
The start of the public inquiry into Covid-19 in the UK has moved one step closer with the appointment on December 17 2021 of Baroness Heather Hallett to chair the inquiry. The inquiry was announced in May last year and is due to start in the spring of 2022.
Deal activity and market update in health and social care sector
In the last nine months of 2021 we saw a huge amount of activity across all sub-sectors of health and social care.
Building Blocks: health and care buildings in 2022
Expectations are understandably high whilst waiting for any Chancellor to announce their budget.
“Original cause” – Aggregation clauses in insurance contracts – Spire Healthcare v Royal & Sun Alliance  EWCA Civ 17
A recent Court of Appeal judgment has provided some useful and much-needed clarity on the interpretation and application of aggregation clauses in insurance contracts.
This one-hour webinar includes an overview of new legislation in a developing ICS, as well as the key features for developing integrated care partnerships, how local authorities can work collaboratively with health organisations, and how ICS structures can be developed to support key system priorities.
Browne Jacobson advises shareholders on sale of lab equipment distributor business Medline Scientific to global life science provider
Browne Jacobson’s award-winning corporate dealmakers have advised the shareholders of Medline Scientific on its sale to diversified global provider of life science reagents, tools, instruments and other consumables, Calibre Scientific for undisclosed consideration.
Legal Update - Shared Insights
Shared Insights: Preparing for 2022 – the big issues for legal teams across health and social care
We were delighted to be joined by Dr Nigel Sturrock, Regional Medical Director for the Midlands at NHS England and NHS Improvement. He gave an overview of the pressures placed on the NHS by the pandemic, including the impact on urgent and emergency care, elective procedures and staffing.
Care Quality Commission Strategy from 2021 – Ground for Optimism but Much Still to Learn
There is much still to learn about how the strategy will be implemented and those details will play a huge part in determining the final outcome. However, there are grounds for optimism.
Care Business Briefing - Deal activity dynamics in the healthcare sector
Join Browne Jacobson and Virgin Money for an on-demand webinar as they discussed their thoughts on the outlook for acquisition activity and funding in the health and care sectors.
Liberty Protection Safeguards
The Liberty Protection Safeguards are due to be implemented in April 2022. Before this time there will need to be whole system change, training and implementation.