We understand how stressful it can be for doctors, dentists, healthcare professionals and care workers to be faced with criminal proceedings.
Our specialist health and care team advises and represents individual clinicians as well as health and care organisations. We also cover investigations arising out of both NHS and private organisations offering care and treatment in care homes. We are routinely involved in the most serious investigations into gross negligence manslaughter (GNM), neglect and sexual assault. Our lawyers also provide general criminal advice in the healthcare environment, including medical assaults, offences involving medicines and mental health issues indecent images and advice regarding the DBS.
The team’s expertise extends to consequent inquests and disciplinary investigations as well as CQC and NHS investigations.