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Early Notification Scheme process update: Improving communications with families

NHS Resolution is committed to improving engagement with families who are potentially impacted by the Early Notification (EN) Scheme. This update outlines changes to how the process is initiated, and families’ experience of the scheme. Seeking family permission to start legal investigations In cases where …

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Case of note: Lewis-Ranwell v. G4S Health Services (UK) Ltd., Devon Partnership NHS Trust and Devon County Council (Court of Appeal 16 February 2024)

Introduction The claimant (ALR), whilst in a delusional state, killed three innocent elderly men in the belief they were paedophiles. At his criminal trial he was found not guilty of murder by reason of insanity. A civil claim in negligence was brought on his behalf …

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Recruitment of Associate Advisers to support our education delivery programme

A year ago our Practitioner Performance Advice service created the Associate Adviser role, appointing eight professionals from across the NHS healthcare environment with the aim of growing our team reviews service. We are now welcoming applications to join the Practitioner Performance Advice Service in an …

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Primary Care Appeals launches new webpage outlining support it provides

Our Primary Care Appeals service has launched a new webpage, providing a clear overview of its unique role and the support we provide to commissioners of primary care services (medical, dental, pharmacy and ophthalmic) and primary care contractors. Primary Care Appeals has long delivered an …

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Have your say on GMC’s proposed regulation of physician and anaesthesia associates

The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched a consultation seeking comments on their proposed rules, standards and guidance that set out how they will regulate anaesthesia associates (AAs) and physician associates (PAs). This also covers draft principles that will inform the content of fitness to …

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