Patient care and mental health

We help you manage legal processes, work effectively and deliver high quality care.

Our specialist, experienced team help our over 100 providers make the right judgment in high pressure situations – from consent and withdrawal of treatment to deprivation of liberty and inquests.

More than 90 Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England also use our support as they collaborate, design services and draft policies to meet their goals and balance their books.

Our lawyers

100 of our lawyers support health and care clients. This includes a specialist patient care and mental health law team.

Our experience

  • The Care Act, NHS Continuing Healthcare (CHC) and local authority crossovers
  • Child law
  • Incident investigations, complaints, claims and risk management
  • The Mental Capacity Act and Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DoLS)
  • Mental health
  • Policies, individual funding requests and litigation

Our clients

  • Cambridge University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust
  • Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
  • Elysium Healthcare
  • NHS England
  • Great Ormond Street Hospital for Children NHS Foundation Trust

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