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NHS told to expect ‘huge number’ of legal challenges after pandemic – HSJ

Specialist lawyers say legal challenges against CCGs and providers inevitable

Risks around deprivation of liberty, neglect, safeguarding, and potential gross negligence manslaughter

https://www.hsj.co.uk/coronavirus/nhs-told-to-expect-huge-number-of-legal-challenges-after-pandemic/7027448.article

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Exclusive: Nightingale largely empty as ICUs handle surge – HSJ

London’s Nightingale hospital has remained largely empty, with just 19 patients being treated at the facility over the Easter weekend, HSJ understands.

https://www.hsj.co.uk/service-design/exclusive-nightingale-largely-empty-as-icus-handle-surge/7027398.article

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Coronavirus response could create ‘very serious unintended consequences’ – HSJ

National NHS leaders are to take action over growing fears that the “unintended consequences” of focusing so heavily on tackling covid-19 could do more harm than the virus, HSJ has learned. 

https://www.hsj.co.uk/policy-and-regulation/coronavirus-response-could-create-very-serious-unintended-consequences/7027321.article