In an ideal world, the decisions made by public bodies would be fair and reasonable. But sometimes a decision is perverse, the steps leading up to it were unfair or they simply weren’t carried out in line with the published procedure. If such decisions go unchallenged they can be very damaging to your business.
When a decision like this has an impact on your business, you need to take action by seeking a judicial review. In the healthcare sector, the most recent examples of judicial reviews relate to decreasing fees or not increasing them.
Our solicitors can help you protect your business against such decisions. They have experience of judicial reviews and litigation relating to human rights and in particular the right to life, liberty and a private life insofar as it applies to care providers.
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We have been supporting providers to prepare corrections of fact for many years and CQC’s latest approach suggests a positive shift in the direction of providers and a willingness to significantly amend draft reports if sufficient supporting evidence is provided.
Last month there was welcome news for the health and social care sector when Parliament approved an amendment to the Coroners and Justice Act 2009 (“the Act”) clarifying the legal position on when an inquest will be held following the death of someone who was subject to a Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (“DoLS”) order.