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Why Is the GPhC Receiving More FTP 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 coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, says lawyer Andrew Andrews.

The GPhC Is Clamping Down on Online Pharmacy Owners

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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?

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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?

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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?

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Council Premises Funding for GP Developments

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Since the Community Infrastructure Levy (CIL) was introduced in April 2010, Councils across England have collected millions of pounds worth of CIL to help fund GP development.

Council Premises Funding for GP Developments

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Managing Communications in a Crisis - Five Top Tips

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

It seems like every week there is news of some sort of high profile crisis affecting a business or organisation.

Managing Communications in a Crisis - Five Top Tips

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New to Partnership Payment

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

As of 1 April 2020, first time partners will be offered a guaranteed one-off payment of up to £20,000 and £3,000 of business training allowance to support them as a new partner.

New to Partnership Payment

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Do You Need an Attorney?

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Lasting Powers of Attorney (LPAs) enable a person to authorise someone else to make decisions on his or her behalf, in the event of physical or mental incapacity.

Do You Need an Attorney?

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Increasing Resilience by Sharing Across a Network

Tuesday, 24 March 2020

Although many practices have an implicit understanding of the risks to their resilience, few have in place a formal strategy.

Increasing Resilience by Sharing Across a Network