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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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Designing the future: co-operation and constraints within new ICS systems

This exclusive free webinar is an opportunity to debate and discuss how organisations can effectively respond to the new design framework.

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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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16 June 2021 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018: Statutory guidance for NHS organisations in England and police forces in England and Wales

On 1 November 2018, the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent , however a commencement dated for the full implementation date of the Act has not yet been provided.

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28 May 2021 CQC’s strategy from 2021 launch - an interesting start but much more to come

This strategy heralds wholesale changes to the way the CQC interacts with health providers, so what should providers do now?

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