covid banner

Briefing quick find:

CQC Prosecutions in Prison Healthcare

Following the death of 19-year old Mr Jamie Osborne on 12 February 2016, who was on remand at HMP Lewes, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) prosecuted Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust (Sussex Partnership) in circumstances which the CQC reported as…

Reform of Units of Dentistry Activity system in Wales

Welsh Assembly Dentistry Inquiry In May 2019 the National Assembly’s Health, Social Care and Sport Committee published an inquiry into dentistry in Wales. Reform of the current Units of Dentistry Activity system was one of the key recommendations. This briefing explores…

What is a GMC Rule 7 letter?

This briefing offers a guide to understanding a Rule 7 letter from the GMC. As this can be an incredibly difficult period in your career, it is essential to understand the investigation process and what will be expected of you. Who…

The standard of proof at suicide inquests

On 10 May 2019 the Court of Appeal handed down judgment in the case of R (on the application of Maughan) v HM Senior Coroner for Oxfordshire. The appeal considered the earlier judgment of the High Court which had concluded…