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Briefing quick find:

The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020

Important update to this briefing (26 March 2020) – Schedule 21 para 24(1) Coronavirus Act 2020 revokes The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (S.I. 2020/129). The Health Protection (Coronavirus) Regulations 2020 (the ‘Regulations’) permit the detention of individuals for the purposes of screening and assessment…

COVID-19 guidance for residential care providers

Public Health England has produced guidance which covers key messages to support planning and preparation in the event of an outbreak or widespread transmission of COVID-19. We set out the key aspects of the above guidance for residential care providers…

Children’s homes and healthcare: Registration issues

In December 2019 guidance was published to clarify arrangements for: Children’s homes which provide healthcare Children’s healthcare settings, if the main function is care and accommodation rather than provision of acute interventions. The guidance is intended to assist inspectors and providers in reaching…