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Care business briefing - future of care special

22 April 2021

This webinar took place on Wednesday 21 April 2021 and is now available on-demand. The content in this recording was correct as of the original webinar date.

Over the last month, we have hosted a series of small, focussed round table discussions with providers, funders, commissioners and developers which looked into 3 discrete areas of care.

The agenda for the session was:-

  • Welcome from Clare Auty
  • Social care in an ICS world
  • Gerard Hanratty will provide an overview of the NHS White Paper and Provider Selection Regime
  • Summary of the round table discussion from Clare Auty
  • Future of Mental Health and Learning Disability
  • Mental Health White Paper with Rebecca Fitzpatrick
  • Regulatory update from Carl May-Smith
  • Summary of round table discussion from Clare Auty
  • Future of Retirement Living
  • Legal issues such as proposals for reform with Victoria Thourgood
  • Summary of round table discussion from John Roddy

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Clare Auty

Clare Auty

Partner

Clare is Head of our Commercial Health Team and leads the Independent Health and Social Care Sector across the firm.

Clare’s team focuses on Independent Sector health and social care transactions together with commercial contracting for both public and private providers of health and social care services and providers to the sector. Clare has over 20 years’ experience of corporate and commercial matters and private sector governance having spent over 16 years in-house, the vast majority of which has been at Board level and 12 have been in the healthcare sector including secure mental health and IT.

Since joining, Clare has acted on a number of disposals and acquisitions of care homes, supported living businesses and children’s services. Clare has also advised on a number of healthtech start-ups and complex R&D arrangements in both the independent sector and NHS as well as EPR contracting and licensing of Health Apps including those licensed by NHSE on a pilot basis. Clare advises NHS bodies wishing to engage with the Independent Sector and third sector organisations including negotiating JVs and collaboration agreements. Clare runs the popular independent health in-house lawyers forum and annual healthtech forum.

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Gerard Hanratty

Gerard Hanratty

Partner and Head of Health

Gerard heads up our health sector and continues to be at the forefront of advising the NHS nationally and health sector overall on the development of ICSs, major service reconfiguration projects and advising on the response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

He is regularly sought for advice on all matters relating to public law, especially when public bodies face judicial reviews. His expertise and pragmatic approach helps clients deliver on their plans and understand how to deal with challenges.

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Rebecca Fitzpatrick

Rebecca Fitzpatrick

Partner

Specialises in all aspects of mental health and general healthcare law. Vast majority of practice that leads to court involvement is in the Court of Protection (mental capacity issues), the High Court (complex treatment cases, eg involving children), the Administrative Court (judicial review, human rights and community care issues) and the Coroner’s Court.

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Carl May-Smith

Carl May-Smith

Barrister (Partner)

Carl, a former Senior Crown Prosecutor, specialises in regulatory and criminal advice and advocacy; advises public bodies on enforcement; advocacy in criminal courts, regulatory tribunals and inquests.

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