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Important Updates to PMS and GMS Contracts - PCN Services

Wednesday, 28 October 2020

In October the PMS and GMS regulations were amended/updated to incorporate several changes.

Important Updates to PMS and GMS Contracts - PCN Services

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'Golden Hello' Scheme - Applicable for Those Who Became Partners Before 1 April 2020?

Monday, 27 July 2020

The 'golden hello' scheme (officially known as the 'New to Partnership Payment Scheme') seeks to encourage GPs to become partners by offering a payment of up to £20,000 to those who do so on or after 1 April 2020.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Immigration

New 'Health and Care Visa' to Launch on 4 August

Wednesday, 15 July 2020

The Government has announced that its new visa for foreign medical workers will open for applications on 4 August 2020.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

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4 Steps to Consider When Setting Up a PCN Company

Thursday, 09 July 2020

With year 2 of the Network DES now underway and PCNs now more heavily involved in service provision, frequently asked questions have turned again to the possibility of setting up a corporate vehicle to assist PCNs.

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

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Can GPs Pursue Payment for Their Safeguarding Input?

Thursday, 09 July 2020

In a recent judicial review, the High Court made obiter comments acknowledging that GPs are under a professional duty to provide safeguarding information, but confirming they are not under a legal obligation to do so...

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

Articles & Blogs Healthcare Pharma & Life Sciences

Why Is the GPhC Receiving More Fitness to Practise Concerns?

Tuesday, 07 July 2020

The massive number of fitness to practise (FtP) concerns the GPhC has received are likely to be the result of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, says lawyer Andrew Andrews.

The GPhC Is Clamping Down on Online Pharmacy Owners

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - How Does the Job Retention Scheme Apply to GPs?

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

As the Government continues to respond to the ongoing challenges presented by the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, the guidance for employers on managing the workforce and dealing with the financial pressures resulting from the virus continues to develop.

Coronavirus - How Does the Job Retention Scheme Apply to GPs?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Are You Ready for the Unexpected? Learning from the Impact of Coronavirus

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

We explore here a number of quite simple steps that all businesses can take - and probably should be taking anyway - to make sure they are as ready as they can be when something unanticipated happens, such as the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

Are You Ready for the Unexpected? Learning from the Impact of Coronavirus

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

Wednesday, 27 May 2020

Where Land Registry titles for GP surgeries are incorrectly registered in the names of retired - or even deceased - partners, additional work is required to rectify the situation. How can you avoid the headache - and costs - of fixing them?

Do You Know Who Is Registered on Your GP Surgery Land Registry Title?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

High Court Allows Amendment to Dental Procurement Challenge

Tuesday, 26 May 2020

Given the high level of litigation in connection with dental procurement in the last 12 months, it is perhaps unsurprising to see a reported case involving the challenge of a dental procurement run by NHS England.

High Court Allows Amendment to Dental Procurement Challenge

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Changes to the PMS/GMS Regulations in Relation to the Provision of Services During Pandemics 2020

Friday, 17 April 2020

On 1 April 2020, new legislation was passed, including amendments relating to the provision of primary care services during a pandemic.

On 1 April 2020, new legislation was passed, including amendments relating to the provision of primary care services during a pandemic.

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Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Employee's Data Breach

Friday, 17 April 2020

In a landmark decision, the Supreme Court has ruled that the supermarket chain Morrisons was not vicariously liable for its employee's malicious data breach.

Employer Not Vicariously Liable for Employee's Data Breach

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Do You Have a GP Partner Who Has Delayed Their Retirement?

Thursday, 16 April 2020

In the past couple of weeks, we have seen many GPs who were close to retirement decide to put off their retirement date to help with the current coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis. This gives rise to a few considerations which ought to be discussed and agreed.

Coronavirus - Do You Have A GP Partner Who Has Delayed Their Retirement?

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus Legal Guidance - How We Can Help Your Healthcare Business

Thursday, 09 April 2020

With the rapid spread of coronavirus (COVID-19) and increasing impact on our healthcare clients, we have mobilized a specialist team of cross-disciplinary lawyers to support you.

Coronavirus Legal Guidance - How We Can Help Your Healthcare Business

Articles & Blogs Coronavirus (Covid-19) Healthcare

Coronavirus - Considered 'Force Majeure' Contractual Provisions?

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

With a backdrop of ongoing system change, contract negotiations and the usual winter pressures, being at the frontline against a new, widespread and infectious disease due to coronavirus (COVID-19) is a headache general practice could do without.

Coronavirus - Considered 'Force Majeure' Contractual Provisions?