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Compulsory vaccinations for frontline healthcare workers: Getting ready to meet the requirement

An on-demand webinar for HR practitioners, looking at the legal and practical implications for NHS employers of the Government’s decision to mandate COVID-19 vaccination for frontline healthcare workers.

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19 November 2021 Compulsory Covid-19 Vaccinations in Health and Social Care Settings

Practical steps health & social care employers can take now to prepare for compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations.

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27 October 2021 Potential criminal offence for care workers to assist people with mental disorders in securing the services of sex workers

In circumstances where it is subsequently proved that an individual does have such a mental disorder, there is a presumption that their carer either knew or could reasonably have been expected to know of the disorder, unless sufficient evidence is adduced to rebut that presumption.

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8 September 2021 Changes to flexible working in the NHS and "childcare disparity"

On 13 September 2021 the previously announced changes to section 33 of the NHS Terms and Conditions of Service Handbook come into effect, giving increased rights to request flexible working to all staff covered by those terms within England and Wales.

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16 August 2021 The meaning of “Correspondence” under MHPS

The High Court case of Burn v Alder Hey Children’s NHS Foundation Trust [2021] EWHC 1674 has considered the scope of the disclosure requirements under the Maintaining High Professional Standards (MHPS) framework and provides some useful guidance for those tasked with carrying out case investigations.

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19 July 2021 Lifting of restrictions – health and care sectors

The Government has announced the lifting of many restrictions from 19 July 2021 including the cessation of the need for social distancing, the removal of the legal requirement for face masks, and the end of required homeworking have been widely publicised.

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30 June 2021 Guidance on Public Sector Exit Payments: use of Special Severance Payments

What the new Public Sector Exit Payments guidance means for NHS organisations.

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28 June 2021 Compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations for care home workers

Following consultation issued in April 2021, the Government has announced its decision to press ahead with compulsory Covid-19 vaccinations for those working within CQC-regulated care homes.

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4 May 2021 Shared Insights: the Covid-19 pandemic - workforce challenges for NHS trusts

This shared insight provided an insight into the legal issues arising from Covid-19 related illness, including long Covid and PTSD.

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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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