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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...

Nurse recruitment in a post-Brexit world

With Brexit looming ever-closer on the horizon, overseas recruitment of nurses is in danger of an unhealthy decline. Deborah Hely, partner in the employment...

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...

Primary care estate opportunities to invest

Simon Sherwood, partner at national law firm Mills & Reeve discusses the 3PD model and what it could mean for the future of primary...

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...

Medical devices – a changing industry

James Fry, partner at law firm Mills & Reeve examines sweeping changes to regulation of medical devices and asks what might happen after Brexit? Medical...

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...
NHSE to strengthen patient choice

70 years of evolution: the rise of patient choice

Corinne Slingo and Hamza Drabu, partners at DAC Beachcroft, look at how the rise in patient choice has been driving change in the health...

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....

Managing adverse events when things go wrong

Stuart Marchant from law firm Bevan Brittan looks at how an organisation’s adverse event management strategy should guide its leadership through a crisis Adverse events...