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        Healthcare

        An ever changing regulatory, policy and funding culture means that healthcare providers and suppliers are under an increasing strain to respond to this dynamic and challenging environment.
         

        Working collaboratively our talented sector team supports you in matters including innovation and technology, employment, pensions, regulatory work, financing, procurement and joint ventures.

        We manage mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs, competition matters, fraud, compliance, and insurance, as well as looking after regulatory matters, professional liability and litigation, and data protection services.

        Working within the healthcare sector is fundamental to our success. As is providing a recognisably excellent service applied in the context of in-depth industry understanding. Our large healthcare team is made up of talented, energetic individuals focused on reducing your risk and helping you to make smarter decisions. Many have worked for healthcare organisations, bringing a directly relevant experience to each piece of work that they do.

        Legal Insight

        Police owe duty of care to deceased following 999 call made by mother

        26 July 2018

        Rose Silvester looks at the recent High Court judgment in Sherratt v The Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police  which follows an appeal from the Chief Constable of Greater Manchester Police from a first instance finding in favour of the claimant on the issue of whether a duty of care was owed by the police to the deceased.

        Mr Justice King rejected the Chief Constable's submissions that the Recorder had erred in finding assurance and reliance. He further rejected that the deceased's autonomy to choose to self-harm negated any duty to prevent such conduct.

        Partner-led expertise with an innovative approach

        The Public Sector team are experts in working with sector organisations to improve of the economic and social wellbeing of their communities, and deliver high quality and cost effective services.

        Tracy Sell-Peters

        • Partner // Head of Healthcare Litigation

        Klaus Brisch

        • Partner (Head of Technology) // Certified Attorney in Information Technology
        Connected Services offers a range of stand-alone consultative services that complement our legal offering in each of our core sectors.
        DWF Resource

        DWF Resource

        Recruiting temporary legal services support can be costly and time consuming. In order to overcome these challenges we introduce DWF Resource – the next generation of flexible resource, helping you secure high quality, fixed-cost, flexible legal support.