Articles & Blogs Healthcare
Friday, 17 August 2018
NHS England has launched a consultation on the contracting arrangements for ICPs.
Wednesday, 15 August 2018
NHS England, with the Department of Health and Social Care, is working with the GPC, RCGP and other stakeholders to undertake a review of the General Practice Premises Policy.
Wednesday, 08 August 2018
The Secretary of State has published key contract changes to the General Medical Services (GMS) and Personal Medical Services (PMS) Regulations, which are due to take effect this December 2018.
Late in June, the Court of Appeal gave its decision in the Dr B v The General Medical Council (GMC) case in respect of mixed data and subject access requests.
Articles & Blogs Employment Healthcare
There are various types of overtime arrangements in places, and practices differ between employers. We examine the recent case of Flowers v East of England Ambulance Trust.
A recent consultation has led to changes in the entry level qualifications for paramedics, we have summarised these changes below.
Kathryn Alison Matthews is an Associate in the Healthcare Commercial Property team and is based at our Bristol office.
Articles & Blogs Data Protection Healthcare
Thursday, 26 July 2018
Those involved in the healthcare sector often hold highly sensitive information. If this were released to third parties, civil action may follow.
Articles & Blogs Healthcare Partnerships & LLPs
At our most recent Practice Management conference in Bristol there was some discussion from the floor regarding practice managers becoming partners.
Mark Jarvis is a Partner in the Healthcare Commercial Contracts team and is based at our London office.
Monday, 25 June 2018
Rachel Crean is a Partner in our Healthcare Commercial Litigation team, based at our London office.
We at VWV are being asked a lot at the moment about whether the answer to GPs' concerns about having personal liability for the practice is to 'incorporate', ie to put the practice into a limited company.
Tuesday, 15 May 2018
Many healthcare practices are facing challenges around restructure and redundancy exercises. Practice Managers may be familiar with the concept of "bumping" as part of a redundancy exercise.
On 1 March 2018, the Department of Health and Social Care republished the following frameworks and support tools for NHS Continuing Care, which will come into force on 1 October 2018.
Paul Werrell is a Partner in our Healthcare team and is based at our London office.