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Implications of the Fit and Proper Person Requirement for directors

United Kingdom - January 22 2015 The Fit and Proper Person Requirement (FPPR) for directors of NHS bodies is a direct response to the Francis Report…

Duncan Astill, Martin Brewer, Stuart Craig, Jog Hundle, Tim Winn.

DNARs after Tracey

United Kingdom - August 22 2014 The Court of Appeal's decision requires practitioners involved in end of life care to ensure that the appropriate people are consulted, detailed…

Helen Burnell, Philip Grey, Jill Weston.

A practical guide to the impact of the Supreme Court’s ruling in Cheshire West

United Kingdom - July 31 2014 Cheshire West changed the interpretation of a Deprivation of Liberty in relation to someone who lacks capacity. As a result, significantly more…

Helen Burnell, Darryn Hale, Laura Jolley, Jill Weston.

Preparing for the duty of candour

United Kingdom - July 31 2014 A statutory duty of candour will be introduced in October 2014. It will place a formal requirement on providers of health or social care to be open…

Duncan Astill.

Francis: a little light reading, anyone?

United Kingdom - June 9 2014 Since Confed 2013 a lot of water has passed under the bridge. It seems that not a month has gone by without a seminal publication flowing from the…