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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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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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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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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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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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23 July 2020 Managing the mental health act (MHA) during Covid-19

Useful and comprehensive guidance has been issued for practitioners assessing and managing patients detained under the Mental Health Act (“MHA”) during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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22 July 2020 Our top 5 tips: entering the health and social care market

As the country has mobilised in response to the Pandemic there have been a number of new entrants to the health and social care market.

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22 July 2020 Quarantine FAQs for health and care employers

View our Quarantine FAQs for health and care employers.

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22 July 2020 The role of the independent sector in integrated care system (ICS) planning post Covid-19

The NHS Long-Term Plan created an ambition that every part of the country should be an integrated care system (ICS) by 2021.

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22 July 2020 Extreme urgency? The judicial spotlight is now trained on Regulation 32(2)(c)

The Good Law Project has brought judicial review proceedings against the Department for Health and Social Care in respect of its direct award of a £108m contract for PPE in April is putting the use of Regulation 32 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (Regulations) under the spotlight.

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