“Healthcare powerhouse Blake Morgan LLP is well known for its work for NHS bodies, but is increasingly advising private healthcare providers…”
“Blake Morgan’s knowledge of the healthcare sector (both private and NHS) was invaluable to us. Their insight allowed them to suggest alternative solutions when we were faced with challenges and their team were always proactive with this approach. ”
We advise on the following:
We support public and independent providers, commissioners and regulators with the following services:
Examples of clients for whom our experienced lawyers act and advise include
NHS Trusts (England and Wales)
|National regulators (NMC, GOC, HFEA, HTA)|
|Clinical Commissioning Groups||NHS England|
|Central Government departments||NHS Wales Shared Services Partnership (all Local Health Boards and Trusts in Wales)|
|Commissioning Support Units||NHS Foundation Trusts across England|
|GP & Dental practices (England and Wales)||Primary care developers|
|Local authorities as care providers and commissioners (England and Wales)||Charities and not-for-profit sector providers of care|
|Medical research charities||Social housing providers moving into integrated care provision (extra care and care homes)|
|Mental Health NHS Trusts||Trust Special Administrator for Mid Staffordshire NHS FT|
Our specialist health & care lawyers help clients in a variety of ways. Examples include:
“What stands out is the firm's understanding of us. They really understand our culture." "I would definitely say they are value for money and they have a transparent billing practice.”
“Blake Morgan's team is highly responsive, commercial and politically astute. ”
Our employment expert considers some of the further detail of the Supreme Court's ruling to make employment tribunal fees unlawful, the implications this will have for employers and what to take into consideration going forward.
Blake Morgan Partner Simon McCann recently joined forces with the CBI's Head of Government & Healthcare George McFarlane to discuss best practice and guidance on tendering and contracting with central and/or local government. Listen to the recording here.
Blake Morgan, acting on behalf of the Welsh Ministers, has successfully appealed a decision of the Upper Tribunal (on appeal from the Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales) in the matter of Re PJ.
I am surprised that health commentators are surprised at the lack of detail in the STP proposals that have been published this week, what did we really expect?
The recent stories of STP plans being leaked by disgruntled local authorities almost makes me feel sorry for the impossible task facing the band of reluctant STP leaders.
No one can say they have not been told now. The NHS Planning Guidance published yesterday makes a number of things very clear.
Coutts, Cushman & Wakefield and Blake Morgan jointly hosted a healthcare economic review lunch at Coutts' offices on The Strand on 13 September 2017 which was attended by a host of clients, operators and advisors.
In HR Magazine, Holly Cudbill, considers the vexed question of whether employees who undertake sleep-in shifts are entitled to the national minimum wage (NMW) throughout the entire time they are asleep, or only when they are awake to carry out duties.
Emyr Lewis discusses the Public Health (Wales) Act in this article for Lexis Nexis. This article was first published on Lexis Nexis on 26 July 2017.
At Blake Morgan, we understand the drivers for integration and are experienced in working on innovative models to deliver integrated pathways.
Many NHS organisations are exploring the possible service and financial benefits of new models for the provision of pathology services. This often involves either the consolidation of services across a number of Trusts or geographical areas.
We offer expertise and specialist advice on developing systems for Primary and/or Secondary Care to support service delivery, developing IT solutions within a compliant NHS information governance environment...