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Mandatory vaccinations for care home workers

As has been widely publicised in the media, the Government has decided to legislate to require coronavirus vaccination for care home staff. The law is set out in the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (regulated activities) (amendment) (coronavirus) Regulations…

Covid-19 vaccinations mandatory for care home workers

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) (Amendment) (Coronavirus) Regulations 2021 (the Regulations) have been approved. The Regulations were made on 22 July 2021 and come into force on 11 November 2021. The Regulations make it mandatory for a…

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…