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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners interested in current developments within healthcare regulation and the ongoing process of change for doctors and other regulators since the regulatory crisis brought about by Harold Shipman. This will include an examination of how the Health and Social Care Bill 2011 will impact on healthcare regulation, including developments promoted by the General Medical Council and other regulators. It will also consider the Government’s review of the current regulatory framework of health and social care professionals.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Have considered the likely impact of the Health and Social Care Bill 2011 on healthcare regulation, the changes it will aim to introduce, and what will remain the same;
  • Be aware of the structural and institutional changes within healthcare regulation;
  • Be aware of the changes promoted by the GMC the investigation and adjudication functions;
  • Have considered the new Medical Practitioners Tribunal Service and how this new service will work and what the changes will mean for doctors hearings;
  • Be aware of the Law Commission’s review on the law relating to healthcare regulation.
Level:
Specialist Difficulty: 5 of 5
Classification:
Legal Principles
Sources and References:
  • Health and Social Care Bill 2011.
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In this CPDcast Andrew Lockley, the Lead Partner for public law and human rights at Irwin Mitchell discusses current and future developments within healthcare regulation. This includes an examination of the Health and Social Care Bill, changes promoted by the GMC and the Law Commission Review.

Date added: 20/10/11

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