Experts in Resolving Your Health and Social Care Funding Disputes

Blake Morgan is an expert Health and Social Care funding disputes law firm with offices nationwide.

Our healthcare team provides expert advice to health authorities, local authorities and individuals on all forms of health and social care funding disputes. Our expert lawyers specialise in both English and Welsh health and social care law, guidance, policy and procedure. We advise on the commissioning of continuing health care and other long term packages of care, ordinary residence disputes, eligibility for funding, private contributions to social care packages, and the arbitration of such disputes.

Main Areas Of Practice


Our specialists are highly experienced in dealing with health and social care disputes for public and private clients, including:

Disputes between health authorities

Our healthcare experts advise on disputes on commissioning responsibilities arising from long term packages of care, continuing health care and mental health. We assist both public and private healthcare providers.

Disputes between local authorities

Our specialist legal team provides advice and analysis on issues of ordinary residence, the funding of long term packages of care and the interface between health and social care funding.

Disputes between health and local authorities

With our familiarity with both health and local authority commissioning responsibilities, and the division between health and social care, we have the expertise to advise on disputes across the health and social care divide.

Cross-border disputes

Our healthcare lawyers are experts in both English and Welsh health and social care law, and in the various cross-border funding protocols and residency criteria.

Individual health and social care funding

Our specialist lawyers assist individuals in challenging health and social care funding decisions and provide advice on the extent to which local authorities can seek a contribution to social care costs.

Dispute resolution

Our expert lawyers support commissioning decision makers in determining where commissioning responsibilities lie, and in the drafting of formal decisions.

Our Clients


We work with a range of clients across the sector – both organisations and individuals.

Highlights


Advising on the arbitration of a commissioning dispute concerning a long term, complex package of care, involving several CCGs, including drafting the decision letter issued to conclude the arbitration.


Advising a Welsh Local Health Board on where commissioning responsibility lay in a matter where eligibility for continuing health care had been determined retrospectively. The provision of advice required the analysis of historical guidance on commissioning and continuing health care. 


Providing advice to the recipient of a personal injury trust as to the income and capital payments that a local authority can or cannot take into account when assessing whether a contribution to the cost of care can be sought.


Our Experts


Eve
Piffaretti
Partner

Cardiff

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Alison
McClure
Partner

Southampton

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Tina
Whitman
Senior Associate

Cardiff

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