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17 September 2020 World Patient Safety Day - health worker safety: a priority for patient safety

The theme for this year’s World Patient Safety Day is “Health Worker Safety: A priority for Patient Safety” and whilst there are many different aspects to this in terms of both physical and psychological safety is vital to promote learning and improve patient safety.

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11 September 2020 Covid-19: New guidance for small scale manufacturers of PPE

The Office for Product Safety & Standards has just released its new guidance for small scale suppliers of PPE.

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10 September 2020 AI: support for buying new technology

The world of healthtech and digitech is continuing to develop at pace and as a result of Covid-19 we are seeing it being used and implemented to a greater extent across the NHS and wider health and care market.

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Legal update

8 September 2020 Medical Protection Society successful with fundamental dishonesty ruling

In Simpson v Payne, the Defendant Applicant (Defendant) was successful before His Honour Judge Murdoch in their application for a finding of fundamental dishonesty against the Claimant resulting in an enforceable costs order against the Claimant directly.

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Legal update

5 August 2020 Checklist for NHS organisations when commissioning external reviews

When commissioning external reviews, robust end-to-end Terms of Reference (ToR) should be agreed at the outset. Find out more here.

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4 August 2020 New guidance issued by NHSE&I on procedures for clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) to apply for constitution change, merger or dissolution

NHSE&I issued new guidance to clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) on 3 August 2020, this is a must read document for all CCGs either going through or contemplating embarking on a merger process.

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Legal update

3 August 2020 New Caldicott Principle and statutory guidance on Caldicott Guardians

The National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care (NDG), Dame Fiona Caldicott, has launched a public consultation about revising and expanding the existing seven Caldicott Principles and issuing guidance to organisations about the appointment of Caldicott Guardians.

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Legal update

24 July 2020 Health and care newsletter - July 2020

This health newsletter talks about the spread of COVID-19 across the world snd how it has created an unprecedented modern day health pandemic.

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Legal update

24 July 2020 In conversation with… Christian Dingwall: Manchester Nightingale

We are fortunate to work with an array of fantastic clients all dedicated to serving the health and care sector. We talk to Christian Dingwall, who led the team advising Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust on its work to establish and commission the Manchester Nightingale Hospital.

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