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Whorlton Hall review urges against registration of isolated services

Hospitals for people with severe learning disabilities that are located in isolated and unsuitable buildings should not be registered by the CQC, a new...

The Paterson Inquiry report: a legal perspective

  In the first of a series of three articles exploring the implications of the Paterson Inquiry report, Jill Mason, partner and head of health...

Primary Care Network Plans: Improving health in care homes?

Rob Day, principal associate at national law firm Mills & Reeve examines the draft specifications for Primary Care Networks and asks if the plans...

Tackling staff shortages in Mental health services

Health Education England’s 2017 report Stepping Forward to 2020/21: the mental health workforce plan for England, highlights the acute staff shortage across the sector....

Understanding requests for Medical Records

  Tania Richards, associate at law firm Mills & Reeve, looks at data protection issues when dealing with patients’ medical records A recent case clarifies the...

Transitioning mental health care: community, choice and collaboration

Major reform of the Mental Health Act should put patients at the heart of their care but there are still many challenges in the...

Health infrastructure: moving forward

Big plans, major reports and new initiatives have come and gone but still healthcare infrastructure is crying out for investment. One way forward could...

GDPR: What now for the healthcare sector?

Neil Westwood, managing associate at Simmons & Simmons’ information, communications & technology group in the UK, discusses how a year on from the launch...

Sustaining investment in the face of uncertainty

Julian Smith, partner at national law firm Mills & Reeve, discusses how M&A activity in the healthcare sector might be impacted by continued uncertainty The Brexit...
Data is fast becoming the new currency

When data becomes the new currency

David Hall, principal associate, and Charlotte Lewis, senior associate, from national law firm Mills & Reeve discuss the value of data in healthcare Brexit and...