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Next steps for Liberty Protection Safeguards

The DHSC Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) newsletter (5th edition), published on 26 March 2021, confirms key updates on progress to implement LPS. The LPS team is making good progress on a draft of the proposed Code of Practice for LPS…

New guidance on duty of candour  

The requirement for providers to comply with the duty of candour is set out in Regulation 20 of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014. Providers will be well aware of the requirement, when a notifiable safety…

Sleep ins. The Supreme Court speaks

The pandemic has undoubtedly presented great challenges for care providers. The last year or so has meant that the sector has had to adapt quickly to pressures from within and externally and find innovative ways to operate. A headline issue…