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Care Home Briefing 44 – Care home closures

Decisions made to close private care homes, in contrast to homes run by the NHS, were until recently generally regarded as not being susceptible to challenge by reference to public law principles and thus to a resident challenging such a decision by way of…

Care Home Briefing 36 – Regulatory powers of the NMC

As a result of several high profile cases relating to “rogue” healthcare professionals (eg Shipman), the regulatory functions of the bodies responsible for professional competence of doctors and nurses and other healthcare professionals have taken on greater significance and publicity. Care home operators may have seen…