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1 March 2021 To tender or not? A first look at the proposed NHS Provider Selection Regime

This article looks at some of the key points set out in the Consultation Paper and invite you to join our working group to discuss and consider the proposed regime.

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25 February 2021 The White Paper overview [Part 2] - integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all

We set out and consider each legal proposal in the section on working together and supporting integration. Read more in part 2 about reducing bureaucracy.

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19 February 2021 the White Paper overview [Part 1] - integration and innovation: working together to improve health and social care for all

We set out and consider each legal proposal in the section on working together and supporting integration.

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9 February 2021 Shared Insights: Managing complex patients

The importance of Trusts developing a written plan so that you are ready to act quickly if anti-Covid or anti-vaccination protesters come on to your site to protest.

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26 January 2021 High Court confirms it's unlawful for assessments for detention under s.2, s.3, s.4 and s.7 Mental Health Act 1983 to be conducted remotely

On 22 January 2021, the High Court confirmed that under the Mental Health Act 1983, the phrases “personally seen” in s. 11(5) and “personally examined” in s. 12(1) require the physical attendance by the AMHP and s.12 Doctor on the patient when an assessment is being carried out for detention under the Act.

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26 January 2021 Shared Insights: Confidentiality and medical records

We talk about the key legal principles that apply when processing requests for access to confidential information and gave some practical tips on how to deal with issues that might arise when Trusts are dealing with complex information requests.

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14 January 2021 Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper

The Government will today publish a white paper setting out proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act 1983. The reforms aim to empower individuals to have more control over their treatment.

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12 January 2021 Shared Insights: Claims update and look ahead to the issues that will shape the approach to claims in the NHS in 2021

Insights were shared on procedure, witness statements, withdrawing admissions and taking screenshots and photos in remote hearings.

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12 January 2021 Shared Insights: Dealing with protesters on NHS premises

The importance of Trusts developing a written plan so that you are ready to act quickly if anti-Covid or anti-vaccination protesters come on to your site to protest.

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12 January 2021 Shared Insights: Looking ahead – HR and workforce challenges in 2021

Practical tips to share with healthcare HR colleagues on issues which may cause employee relations issues and litigation in 2021.

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