Health and care

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Health and care is an ecosystem. Your advisers need to understand every part of it and how they connect. With our extensive experience, we can help you navigate this complexity.

With our years as a leader in the health and care sector and our cross sector expertise, ​our lawyers cover everything from NHS workforce to the biggest transactions between the public and independent sectors.

We can help you in three key ways. 

  1. Deliver the big thingsMergers and acquisitions. Major contracts. Service redesign.
  2. Manage the everyday challenges - Workforce. Patient issues. Regulator relationships. Estates. ESG. 
  3. Make the important decisionsBeing your critical friend. A second pair of eyes, guiding your decision-making.

Our lawyers

200 lawyers work for our health and care clients, including specialists in aligned areas like life sciences, health tech, IT, insurance and education.

Our experience

  • Working with the Department of Health and Social Care to design, procure and implement Future Operating Model project - a system governing some £5 billion plus annual NHS spend
  • Supporting a high-profile US hospital group on the planned opening of a new London site
  • High profile and extremely sensitive patient litigation
  • Supporting the British Medical Association (BMA) in connection with the new £2.8 billion GP contract in England with £1.8 billion being earmarked to support the creation of new Primary Care Networks
  • Advising founder/owners of care home businesses on the sale of various care homes including preparation for sale.
  • Advising a major US real estate investment trust on their healthcare property interests in the UK.

Our clients

  • Acute care - Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, Great Ormond Street Hospital, Manchester University NHS Foundation Trust, Portsmouth Hospitals University NHS Trust
  • Mental health - Mersey Care, Elysium Healthcare
  • Commissioners - Integrated Care Boards 
  • National Bodies - Department of Health & Social Care, CQC, Human Fertilisation & Embryology Authority
  • Charities
  • Social care - Providers, investors
  • Innovators - Digital health, life sciences and technology
  • Primary care - Primary Care Networks, BMA

Legal resources you may find useful

We give our views and advice on the latest developments in the industry through our
health and care blog and our health and care update newsletter.

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