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Government Guidance on the Requirement for Care Home Workers to be Fully Vaccinated

Monday, 11 October 2021

The Department of Health & Social Care (DHS) has published some Operational guidance to help support the requirement to be double-vaccinated against COVID-19 when entering a care home (unless exempt), effective from 11 November 2021.

Government Guidance on the Requirement for Care Home Workers to be Fully Vaccinated

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Private Client

How Your Will Is Impacted by Ownership of Partnership Premises

Monday, 23 August 2021

The terms of your Will might interact with the way in which you own your share of a partnership premises, as illustrated in this must-read article for healthcare professionals.

How Your Will Is Impacted by Ownership of Partnership Premises

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Integrated Care System - Health and Social Care Bill Update

Thursday, 19 August 2021

Further to the publication of the DHSC's Health and Social Care White Paper earlier this year, the Health and Social Care Bill was put before Parliament in early July which would put the proposed changes on a legislative footing.

Integrated Care System - Health and Social Care Bill Update

Articles & Blogs Healthcare IR35

IR35 for Community Pharmacists - The Latest Position

Wednesday, 18 August 2021

What is the impact of the latest IR35 regulations on community pharmacists? Michael Delaney examines this topic in more depth.

New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS Pension Scheme Reforms - Changes to Final Pay Controls

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

Following a consultation process earlier this year, the Department of Health and Social Care has confirmed reforms to the NHS Pension Scheme Regulations and Final Pay Control Charges.

NHS Pension Scheme Reforms - Changes to Final Pay Controls

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Beware of GPhC Inspections!

Tuesday, 13 July 2021

As we emerge from the pandemic, a revamped inspection regime from the GPhC is coming for community pharmacies.

New GB-NI Pharma Arrangements - VWV Client Provides Innovative Solution

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Thursday, 08 July 2021

Accessing one's personal data, or making a subject access request (SAR), has become a popular mechanism for individuals to find out exactly what information an organisation holds about them.

Help! I've Received a Subject Access Request - What Should I Do?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Partnerships & LLPs

Top Tips for Managing GP Partnership Disputes

Thursday, 08 July 2021

Even in successful partnerships, disputes can arise and have a significant impact on practices. The sensitive nature of partnership disputes means that it is important to try to avoid conflict, and to manage any disputes that do arise at the outset.

Top Tips for Managing GP Partnership Disputes

Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare Information Law

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Monday, 05 July 2021

The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and the British Medical Association (BMA) have raised concerns about the General Practice Data for Planning and Research (GPDPR) system. How does the delay impact your practice?

General Practice Data for Planning and Research Implementation Delayed

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Company Names in the GP Sector - The Rules

Friday, 02 July 2021

Directors of limited companies in the GP sector, including PCN Companies and GP Federations, need to be familiar with the rules regarding the use of company names and trading names, particularly with reference to which name should be included where.

Company Names in the GP Sector - The Rules

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Employment Rates Round-up - What Healthcare Organisations Need to Know

Friday, 23 April 2021

April brought the annual increase to rates and limits such as compensation limits, National Living Wage, and more. We've set out the changes healthcare organisations need to know.

Employment Rates Round-up - What Healthcare Organisations Need to Know

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Understanding PCN Companies and the Impact on the Relationship with Pharmacy

Thursday, 25 March 2021

Adam Siwak looks at primary care network companies and their relationship with pharmacy.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

Wednesday, 17 March 2021

In a recent case, the Court of Appeal has confirmed that primary care providers can claim interest on sums awarded through NHS Resolution.

NHS Resolution Has the Power to Award Interest

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

Friday, 05 February 2021

Pharmacies provide an essential service to patients and are often also an important source of income for many practices. However, the coronavirus pandemic has led many pharmacies to reconsider their business models and the spaces they need to operate.

Landlords to Pharmacy Tenants - An Important Reminder

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Is the GPhC Guaranteeing COVID-19 Immunity?

Wednesday, 20 January 2021

Andrew Andrews assesses whether the General Pharmaceutical Council has taken a relaxed attitude to its standards during the pandemic.

Do You Need More Space to Host Coronavirus Vaccination Clinics?