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Gemma Nicholas joins VWV as healthcare regulatory expert

on Monday, 01 July 2024.

VWV is delighted to announce that Gemma Nicholas has joined The Healthcare team as a leading expert in the healthcare regulatory sector.

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With over 14 years' experience in regulation, 10 years of which being in the health and social care regulatory sector, Gemma brings with her significant regulatory experience from her work with CILEx Regulation, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) and Ridouts Solicitors. She advised care homes and other healthcare providers on regulatory compliance, inspection challenges, safeguarding investigations, and inquests. Additionally, she has served as a director and company secretary for a pre-school.

Gemma's extensive background and expertise make her a valuable addition to VWV. Her decision to join the firm was driven by our regulatory expertise, comprehensive approach, and the opportunity to help expand the firm's social care practice. This perspective aligns perfectly with Gemma's vision of providing well-rounded support to the social care and other clients she passionately advocates for. 

Day to day Gemma works with care homes, home care agencies, supported living providers, independent hospitals, dental practices, GP practices, and online prescribing services; advising clients in relation to all aspects of CQC regulation.

"I am thrilled to join VWV and to have the opportunity to work alongside such a talented team. The firm's broad range of expertise will allow me to better serve the clients I work with, providing them with the holistic support they need to thrive," she says.

Gemma is excited to collaborate with colleagues and believes the multidisciplinary environment at VWV will allow her to offer more comprehensive support to her clients, ensuring that all their legal and regulatory needs are met.

Tabitha Cave, the Regulatory Compliance team leader at VWV said: "Gemma impressed us with her knowledge and skills and her pragmatic approach. She is already proving to be a valuable addition to our regulatory team and is keen to help us to grow our healthcare practice."

Ben Willis, Head of the Healthcare team at VWV said "I'm delighted that Gemma decided to join our team, I'm looking forward to the significant contributions she will undoubtedly make in advancing our healthcare regulatory services".