Clinical Governance


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 ...


John Williams, James Reed (Corporate & Commercial Partner) and Nigel Montgomery receiving the award
DAC Beachcroft’s Corporate and Healthcare Regulatory teams and its Governance Advisory Practice were named collectively as Legal Advisor of the Year – Transactional Private – at the 2015 HealthInvestor awards on 10 June, which aim to recognise achievement in the business of healthcare. The latest success comes after the international law firm was also honoured at the awards in 2013 and 2014 as Legal Advisors of the Year – Public. This year’s win recognises the Health team’s advice to longstanding client, Spire Health Group PLC, […]

DAC Beachcroft and the Governance Advisory Practice named legal advisor of the year at 2015 HealthInvestor ...



Clinical Governance
Reduction of Harm across Healthcare With an increased emphasis on the importance of the reduction of harm across healthcare, it is more important than ever for Trusts and private health and social care providers to ensure they have robust clinical governance frameworks that work effectively. Click here to see our Clinical Governance experts, Giles and Chris, discussing reviews of organisations’ effectiveness in responding to serious clinical incidents, and the importance of good clinical governance. Increasing Public and Regulatory Concern Increasing public and regulatory concern about […]

Clinical Governance and Quality