Social media uses and abuses in primary care
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
9M ago
What are the rules around social media for doctors and other primary care health professionals? Join Robert McCartney and Rachel Levine for the latest episode of our primary care podcast, where they navigate the complex and ever-evolving issue of social media uses and abuses in employment law. In this episode they discuss: 00:16 - Introduction 01:00 - The evolving nature of social media 02:06 - Which social media platforms cause the biggest issues? 03:44 - Social media and the law 04:54 - Tribunal scenarios and outcomes 06:54 - Cyber bullying and the law 08:02 - Personal opinion or work issue ..read more
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Complaints handling - an introduction to negligence claims for dentists
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
9M ago
Following his recent webinar, healthcare litigation associate, Nigel Wood, gives an introduction to clinical negligence claims that dentists face and discusses how they can handle these complaints. In this episode, he discusses: 00:18 - Introduction ..read more
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Primary care contracts - don't get trapped!
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
10M ago
Robert McCartney and Kirsty Odell, associates in Hempsons' primary care team, host this episode, focusing on common traps in primary care contracts. In this episode, they discuss: 00:18 - Introduction: the purpose of contracts 01:45 - The pros and cons of NHS contracts 03:00 - Trap one: entering into a contract inadvertently 05:13 - Trap two: the role of customer practice 07:36 - Trap three: conflicts 10:12 - Trap four: gaps in subcontracting 13:00 - Trap five: unfair provisions in commercial contracts 16:39 - Trap six: unclear termination provisions 19:19 - Trap seven: insufficient payment pr ..read more
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An introduction to inquests for the primary care sector
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
Primary care partner Justin Cumberlege talks to Sam Wright, a senior solicitor in our healthcare advisory team specialising in inquests, about the role of primary care practitioners in the latest episode of our podcast for GPs. 00:16 - Introduction 01:36 - What is an inquest? 02:49 - What should/shouldn't you say in an inquest? 05:00 - Can inquest evidence be cited in a subsequent clinical negligence case? 05:54 - Quality of evidence 07:47 - Do GPs need to attend inquests in person? 11:36 - Who can support GPs throughout the inquest process? 12:53 - Potential adverse outcomes of inquests ..read more
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Court of Protection episode 6 - Liberty Protection Safeguards update
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
In the sixth and final episode of our Court of Protection series, Hempsons' healthcare advisory associates Rachael Hawkin and Liz Stokes discuss the latest update on the Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS). 00:16 - Introduction 01:23 - April 5 2023 announcement 02:25 - Recap: what are the Liberty Protection Safeguards? 04:53 - LPS objectives 06:01 - What is the definition of deprivation of liberty? 07:41 - How will the deprivation of liberty be authorised? 09:07 - Who can be a 'responsible body'? 10:44 - The impact of LPS on care planning 11:42 - The LPS process 14:39 - What is the expected ti ..read more
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Court of Protection Episode 5: Section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
In the penultimate episode of our Court of Protection series, Hempsons' healthcare advisory associates Rachael Hawkin and Liz Stokes discuss Section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act. 00:16 - Introduction 01:23 - What is Section 21A of the Mental Capacity Act 2005? 02:26 - Objections to a patient's deprivation of liberty 03:55 - Who can bring a challenge on behalf of a patient? 06:55 - Who can be party to a Section 21A challenge hearing? 07:38 - How are Section 21A challenges progressed in the Court of Protection? 09:41 - Best interests and capacity 11:10 - The role of the social care provider in ..read more
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Preparing your PCN for 2024 and beyond
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
In this episode of our GP podcast, primary care law experts Justin Cumberlege and Robert McCartney discuss the future of PCNs and how GPs can prepare their businesses for 2024 and beyond. 00:16 - Introduction 01:05 - What have PCNs achieved since 2019? 01:55 - PCNs during the pandemic 03:11 - Staffing and incorporation 05:55 - Forming a company 06:25 - Director responsibilities 08:02 - The future of PCNs 09:50 - Finances 10:38 - Commissioner contracts 11:29 - The Role of PCNs 13:27 - Super Practices 15:15 - Primary Care Trusts 17:13 - Key things to consider ..read more
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Court of Protection Episode 4: Witness evidence in the CoP
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
The social care sector plays an often understated role in welfare cases, so this series, over a course of 6 episodes, will take you through the basics of Court of Protection for welfare matters and delve into areas where providers are likely to be involved, what they should consider and how they can prepare. This fourth episode gives an overview discussion, looking at evidence provision in Court of Protection from the perspective of a social care provider ..read more
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Court of Protection Episode 3: Disclosure rules
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
In the third episode in our Court of Protection series for social care providers Rachael Hawkin and Liz Stokes discuss the disclosure rules in the Court of Protection and the ways a social care provider may find themselves in receipt of a request for disclosure in proceedings ..read more
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Court of Protection Episode 2: How a social care provider may find themselves involved in the Court of Protection
Hempsons health and social care law podcast
by Hempsons
1y ago
In this second episode in our Court of Protection series for social care providers Rachael Hawkin and Liz Stokes discuss the ways in which a social care provider may find themselves involved in the Court of Protection.  ..read more
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