A GROWING crisis in the GP sector which could lead to hundreds of practices closing in the next three years is at the heart of a national conference being organised in York next month.
Opportunities for independent healthcare providers to extend their service provision have never been greater.
However, the environment is competitive and there are a host of regulatory challenges to navigate. That’s why choosing the right legal adviser is essential.
The independent healthcare team at Ward Hadaway has a wealth of experience in the sector and in-depth legal expertise in all the areas of law that a healthcare provider might need to access.
We have a substantial team of sector specialists who work with NHS and private healthcare organisations and their funders across the country day-in, day-out on all their legal needs, from clinical negligence cases, employment disputes and ethical and safeguarding issues through to tendering processes, commercial transactions, business restructuring, premises developments and contracting matters.
Our experience in both the NHS and private sectors means that we can provide an all-round view of the healthcare marketplace.
Added to this the fact that we are always up to speed with the many legal and policy developments that affect your work and we can help you steer a clear path towards realising your goals in the independent healthcare sector.
Our independent healthcare team provides services for a wide range of providers including:
- Care home providers
- Nursing home providers
- Domiciliary care providers
- Private hospitals
With specialist expertise in areas such as commercial law, contracting, public procurement, regulatory matters, property, employment, competition, procurement, pensions and corporate finance, we can help with all your everyday issues as well as acting as a sounding board for your future plans.
Our comprehensive range of services includes advice on:
- Acquisitions and sales of practices
- Care Quality Commission registration
- Clinical negligence
- Clinical risk management
- Competition law
- Contracting issues
- Data protection and patient confidentiality
- Employment and HR support
- Fitness to practice issues
- Joint ventures and collaborative working
- Mental health/capacity
- NHS contracting
- Partnership issues
- Pensions issues
- Procurement and tendering
- Property issues
- Regulatory and licensing issues
For more information on how we can help you, please get in touch.