COVID-19 healthcare insights
Key COVID-19 issues facing the healthcare sector.
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Much has been learnt from the recent operational response to COVID-19 in terms of the way in which different healthcare providers have responded to the pandemic at short notice.
Historically, difficulties in proving a causal link between air pollution and poor health have kept at bay pollution related claims and governments’ accountability. However, this may be about to change.
Our latest thinking into the insurance impacts arising from the ongoing crisis is offered against England entering Phase 3 of its recovery plan, with large parts of the economy opening for socially distanced service for the first time since early March.
We examine the approach to indemnifying healthcare professionals in respect of clinical negligence claims arising out of COVID-19 globally and consider what options are available in the UK.
The ICO guidance confirms that an employer can ask an employee about COVID-19 symptoms where there is good reason to do so. In the current climate, this falls squarely into the bracket of protecting the health and safety of employees.
Here we consider the role of technology in helping to alleviate some of those pressures during the pandemic and its potential ongoing application.
As the race to find treatments and ultimately a vaccine for COVID-19 intensifies, governments and policymakers are under increased pressure to consider unprecedented methods to address the urgency of the pandemic as quickly as possible.
As the race to find treatments and ultimately a vaccine for COVID-19 intensifies, questions are being raised regarding the mechanisms available to governments and policymakers that may unlock potential solutions.
Whilst measures are being taken to protect the public and the NHS against COVID-19, mental health practitioners face particularly difficult issues in responding to the challenges that COVID-19 presents.