The NHS resolution appointed the 11 companies of its legal advice that will handle cases over the next three years. The main functions operate in different contexts and jurisdictions, but share expertise to solve problems fairly and effectively, namely: · Claims on behalf of the NHS in England (Claims Management Directorate); · concerns about the performance of physicians, dentists and pharmacists (Performance Advice for Practitioners Directorate); and · Calls and disputes between primary care providers and NHS England and NHS Improvement. In April 2017, the NHS merged its services under a new company name, NHS Resolution (formerly NHS Litigation Authority). NHS Resolution is an independent body of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC). The new Legal Framework Panel replaces a previous NHS Resolution Panel for Legal Services awarded in 2017 – in which Weightmans was also represented on each of its three lots. The first body will help the organisation administer claims under clinical and non-clinical compensation schemes for NHS trusts, GP practices and independent sector providers. Companies in this category are: Bevan Brittan, Browne Jacobson, Capsticks, Clyde & Co, DAC Beachcroft, DWF Law, Hempsons, Hill Dickinson, Kennedys and Weightmans. NHS Resolution has appointed 11 law firms to provide health-related legal services over a three-year period. The first body (Lot 1) will help NHS Resolution administer claims under clinical and non-clinical compensation schemes for NHS members and beneficiaries in hospital trusts, GP practices, independent sector providers and support healthcare arrangements put in place to respond to coronavirus. We have retained 11 law firms to provide legal services in the healthcare sector over a three-year period beginning March 1, 2022. The panels will cover services related to clinical and non-clinical liabilities as well as complex health-related issues. • bit.ly/3GOMoRf Bevan Brittan LLP Blake Morgan LLP Browne Jacobson LLP Capsticks Solicitors LLP DAC Beachcroft LLP Hempsons Weightmans Clyde & Co DWF Hill Dickinson LLP Kennedys The primary objective of this supply is to enable NHS Resolution to provide legal services that offer the best value for money to its clients, patients and the public by meeting the needs and expectations of clients. Patients and the public at the heart of their work by offering an efficient and affordable service.
NHS Resolution has a long-standing partnership relationship with the panel firms of the existing panel, awarded in 2017, and would like to thank businesses and their staff for their support during this time, particularly during the pandemic, when their agility and commitment ensured continuity of service during a challenging time. National law firm Weightmans has been appointed by NHS Resolution to two three-year panels on the legal framework dealing with claims, regulation, health law and employment law. A second panel of regulatory, health and labour law expert boards includes Bevan Brittan, Blake Morgan, Browne Jacobson, Capsticks, DAC Beachcroft, Hempsons, Hill Dickinson and Weightmans. The panel is an extension of the companies selected in 2019 during the last tender procedure. On this occasion, seven companies were nominated to support, the seven were retained in the new cohort. 11 law firms have been placed on the NHS resolution – a department of the Department of Health and Social Care that advises the NHS on resolving concerns and disputes – a legal panel that will come into force on 1 March 2022 and run for three years. Clyde & Co and DAC Beachcroft are among the law firms that have won seats on a legal body that advises the NHS on resolving issues and disputes worth a total of £193 million. In May 2017, NHS Resolution 13 appointed law firms to its existing three-lot body. Our national maternity conference, Collaborate to improve maternity care, will allow us to show how we can support maternity services in England. Helen Vernon, CEO, said: “Doing everything we can to improve obstetric safety is a priority for NHS Resolution.
As part of the National Health Service, which is not a regulatory body but nevertheless has relationships with all maternity service providers in England, we are uniquely placed to bring patients and healthcare providers together to improve safety and to share what works well and the ideas we have about what can be improved. Improve maternity outcomes.