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The creation of clinical commissioning groups (CCGs), NHS England and Commissioning Support Units (CSUs), and the abolition of PCTs and strategic health authorities is part of the biggest shake up of the NHS in England since its formation in 1948. Health commissioners have many challenges ahead.

We have supported our NHS clients through previous NHS re-organisations and have the necessary experience, expertise and commercial insight to support you through, and beyond, this transition.

  • our experience – a specialist health law team with nationally recognised healthcare lawyers that are already working with CCGs and CSUs. Due to our wider public sector expertise, we also offer seamless advice across health, social care and local authority topics
  • specialist health law advice including: advice on CCG constitutions, structures (pre and post-authorisation) and collaborations with other CCGs; advice on commissioning and contracting; explaining statutory roles and responsibilities such as procurement, competition, safeguarding, information governance and consultation; advice on priorities and funding requests; advice on workforce matters, estates, and partnership working with local partners
  • forty dedicated healthcare lawyers – access to advice across the country through our Birmingham, Exeter, London, Manchester and Nottingham offices
  • ongoing client training and support – bespoke training, seminars, webinars, podcasts, bulletins and legal updates to keep you up to date and equip you for the challenges ahead
  • maximum transparency about costs – we offer some of our services at fixed costs and, as a Lexcel accredited firm, you can take comfort in the fact that you will get quality advice and complete cost transparency, so will be in control of your legal spend.

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