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Clinical Governance
We recommend NHS and private healthcare provider regularly review their clinical governance provisions, systems, processes, standards, and the extent to which these are part of daily life for staff on wards. Our extensive experience in this field ranges from supporting hospitals to establish their clinical governance provisions through to investigating and making recommendations for improvement when things have gone wrong. We also regularly support trusts in their preparations for HM Coroner's court hearings in the event of fatalities.

“This has been a deeply distressing case and the NHS must learn from it” – Lessons ...


Jim Mackey
The Integration Hub is an online resource, designed by DAC Beachcroft's Health lawyers and Governance Advisory Practice to help senior leaders in the health and social care sector overcome the perceived legal, strategic and commercial barriers to integration when adopting new models of care.

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General counsel
Are you a general counsel and also company secretary? Private companies do not have to appoint a secretary unless their articles of association require them to, although larger private companies would often choose to appoint one. A public limited company must have a secretary. If you have been formally appointed company secretary, duly registered at Companies House, even if not on the board of directors in your role as general counsel, you are an officer of the company under the Companies Act. As an officer […]

For the general counsel who is also company secretary