Care Providers and Legal Issues: An Open Floor Discussion
Thursday 21st, April 2022
11:00 - 12:00

Care Providers and Legal Issues: An Open Floor Discussion

Care Providers and Legal Issues: An Open Floor Discussion

As the CQC continues to review its regulatory approach, this interactive virtual roundtable will outline the current state of the regulatory and legal issues that are engaged in the care sector.

The purpose of this interactive virtual roundtable discussion hosted with Serjeants’ Inn Chambers is to provide a forum to discuss current issues with other care providers. This will be an informal discussion on topical issues, including our thoughts on what could be on the legal horizon for care providers in the future and the CQC’s increasing pursuit of criminal enforcement action.

To ensure you benefit from the session, please submit any questions when registering and we will ensure they are answered during the webinar.

Lee Russell, Partner, Devonshires

Lee is a Partner in our Devonshires Care Group and is a specialist in advising on associated regulatory matters, including healthcare providers involving CQC regulation. Lee advises providers of social housing on health and social care aspects including regulatory proceedings and dealing with adverse incidents.

Paul Spencer, Barrister, Serjeants Inn Chambers

Paul is a regulatory specialist who regularly represents NHS Trusts, Independent providers, healthcare professionals and others. Paul has acted for Core participants in most of the key inquiries over the last 10 years. He led the legal team at Public Health England at the Mid Staffs Inquiry and represented clients at the Deepcut and Hillsborough inquests. He has advised and acted for the CQC for many years and has insight into the types of enforcement action the regulator takes. He defended Southern Health, East Kent and Dudley in the CQC’s prosecutions of those Trusts.


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