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Digital health: ensuring your business is investor-ready

The Covid-19 pandemic has put digital healthcare provision centre stage and with it, the potential for increased M&A activity. Jocelyn Ormond, corporate partner at...

Health sector HR practice: the unexpected impact of Covid-19

Furlough schemes, PPE and shielding are fast becoming areas where healthcare HR directors have had to develop expertise, but as the impact of the...

The Paterson Inquiry Report: HR processes and patient safety

Jog Hundle and Stuart Craig, partners at national law firm Mills & Reeve, ask whether HR processes enabled Ian Paterson’s unusual surgical character to...

Patients will need reassurance on Covid-19 management as they return to private healthcare

Private healthcare providers will need to communicate detailed information to patients about how they are mitigating the clinical risks from Covid-19 as they begin...

The Paterson Inquiry report: realistic pricing and risk

One of the many failings that the Paterson Inquiry has exposed is around the issue of liability in the independent sector. Who pays when...
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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...