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Healthcare Regulation

HSE & CQC Regulation

Specialist Legal Advice on CQC Regulation, Critical Incident Management and Health & Safety Matters

You want to be confident that your legal provider is up to date on the latest legislation. Our team works daily with the legislative regime within which primary and social care providers must operate, which means we are at the forefront to advise you on the latest developments.

If you are a primary caresocial care or other healthcare provider, including GP practicesdentists, small privately-owned homes and large charitable groups, we can help you with your compliance requirements. We have particular expertise regarding the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (the Act) and requirements in relation to safeguarding and health and safety.

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HSE and CQC Regulation Advice

Do you have a need for CQC regulation advice? As healthcare legal specialists, we can provide you with CQC regulation advice on compliance with the standards of quality and safety.

In addition, we can also assist you with the development of bespoke and practical policies and procedures to ensure regulatory compliance, help you to prepare for CQC inspection and support with your regulators.

If you find your business declared as non-compliant, whether on self-declaration or by regulators such as the CQC or HSE, we can assist in:

  • Challenging inaccurate inspection reports
  • Challenging CQC decisions to refuse registration or impose unnecessary compliance conditions.
  • Challenging enforcement notices served by the HSE or local authority.
  • The preparation of action plans to achieve compliance and reduce the likelihood and magnitude of sanctions.
  • Representing you in enforcement and linked proceedings, such as safeguarding meetings, and inquests.
  • We provide a wide range of sector specific training and are regular speakers at conferences, seminars and contributors to relevant healthcare publications.

Critical Incident Management

We can provide you with practical legal support and assistance following critical incidents, such as safeguarding and serious injury or fatal accidents. Your support includes:

  • Reporting requirements.
  • Governance issues.
  • Communication guidance and public relations management.
  • Internal investigation and reports.
  • Data retention, disclosure and confidentiality.
  • Liability and liaison with insurers.
  • Defence of civil claims for compensation.
  • Defence of prosecutions brought in the criminal courts.
  • Representation at safeguarding meetings, case conferences, police station interviews, inquests and public enquiries.

For specialist legal advice on CQC regulation, critical incident management or health & safety matters in the healthcare sector, please contact Ben Willis on 0117 314 5394.

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VWV is an outstanding firm which has helped me with a number of medically related businesses. Their approach is clear, honest and above all friendly.

  • Damian Gardner-Thor
  • Bath Medical Services Limited

Meet the Team

Our healthcare lawyers invest a great deal of time in gaining an understanding of what's going on in the sector to provide you with informed legal advice, training and support.

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Ben Willis
Partner

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Healthcare

Andrew Lockhart-Mirams - Partner & Healthcare Law Specialist at Law Firm Veale Wasbrough Vizards
Consultant

Commercial Contracts

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Oliver Pool - Partner & GP Partnership Agreement Solicitor
Partner

Partnerships & LLPs

Healthcare

Commercial Contracts

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VWV's Healthcare Team Grows Again
We are delighted to announce that Oliver Pool has recently been promoted to Partner in our Healthcare team.
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Chambers UK, the world’s largest researching guide for lawyers, has given VWV's Healthcare team the highest ranking - Band 1. Five out of seven ranked lawyers in this section are from VWV.
23 Mar 2017
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The fourth annual Cardiff Counties Practice Management Conference.
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