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The Risk of Opioids to UK Pharmacy

Monday, 10 January 2022

Amidst the swell of litigation surrounding the opioid crisis in the US, the ripples of a court decision against the three largest pharmacy chains are being felt across the pond.

The Risk of Opioids to UK Pharmacy

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Is Your Partnership Property in Order?

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

We have listed below common issues which we come across when reviewing a partnership's property arrangements. If you answer "no" to any of these queries, please get in touch and we will help you to understand what is required and how we can help.

Is Your Partnership Property in Order?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Succession of a Share in a Business - What You Should Include in Your Will

Wednesday, 15 December 2021

We touch on some of the basics of Will drafting before turning to the succession of Mrs Otto's share of a private dental practice.

Succession of a Share in a Business - What You Should Include in Your Will

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation

Wednesday, 24 November 2021

NHS England has published its widely anticipated consultation on the Innovative Medicines Fund (IMF). It is open for responses until 11 February 2022, after which NHS England will publish a feedback report capturing input from the consultation.

NHS England Moves Forward With Exciting Innovative Medicines Fund Consultation

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Is Your Practice in Need of HR support?

Tuesday, 23 November 2021

With GP practices experiencing a significant and growing strain due to declining GP numbers, rising demand and difficulties in recruiting - Narrow Quay HR can offer you invaluable support.

Is Your Practice in Need of HR support?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

Friday, 19 November 2021

A big decision for many property-owning practices is how to find the finance for partner changes and any new premises needs like extensions or new builds.

Top Ten Tips When Looking For Surgery Finance

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

Protect Your Practice - Do You Have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Monday, 15 November 2021

A Lasting Power of Attorney (LPA) is a document whereby an individual appoints an attorney to act for them in relation to their finances.

Protect Your Practice - Do You Have a Lasting Power of Attorney?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

GP Partnerships and Leases - Issues of Ongoing Liability

Monday, 15 November 2021

Where a GP partnership occupies premises under a lease, between two and four of the partners will be named as the 'tenant' on the lease.

GP Partnerships and Leases - Issues of Ongoing Liability

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

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

Articles & Blogs Healthcare

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?