Paul Ridout

Paul Ridout

Ridouts partners with Suffolk Association of Independent Care Providers

Ridouts is delighted to partner with Suffolk Association of Independent Care Providers, an esteemed champion for the sector. SAICP ensures the voices of independent care providers in Suffolk are heard and provides its members with access to relevant and helpful resources. Ridouts provide legal, operational and strategic advice to providers who are faced with matters …

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Let’s keep regulators and Tribunals to their correct remit

Over recent years we have seen the growth of statutory tribunals with panels comprised of a legally qualified chairperson and selected experts to determine a variety of a specialised issues. It is not clear whether this is born from a desire to relieve mainstream courts of workload, or to speed dispute resolution in specialised cases, …

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Boris Johnson attempts to shift the blame for coronavirus deaths onto care homes – a comment

Boris Johnson’s reported comments on care homes are a disgrace. It is clear that neither he nor his Government nor the relevant Civil Service have a clue as to how care homes operate and the challenges they face. Care homes have had to make tough and unpopular decisions to protect and support their residents and …

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Ridout Report – February 2019 – Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) Charging For Accommodation and Service After Death

21st Century regulators have shown a desire to widen the scope of their regulatory activity. This inevitably leads to allegations of multiple/overlapping regulation. That has long been regarded as bad regulation. Health and Social Care is one of the most heavily regulated sectors in UK Business. The CQC are all present and very powerful. There …

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ACHIEVING A HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE SYSTEM FIT FOR PURPOSE – A GREEN PAPER – SOLUTIONS FROM A LEADING SPECIALIST HEALTH AND SOCIAL CARE LAW FIRM

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY As a leading health and social care legal practice we recommend the following five fundamental changes to the health and social care system in England. The sector is not lacking ideas and recommendations but these need to be considered urgently by Government and policy makers. Now is the time to re-appraise some basic …

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