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Healthcare - General Practitioners

General Practitioners are at the heart of NHS service delivery, with an ever expanding role for practices.

Our team of experts have a wealth of experience advising GP practices, delivering a responsive and client focused service. The delivery of primary care services is constantly evolving and becoming increasingly competitive and diverse. We help our clients to meet these challenges and take advantage of the opportunities this environment presents. Weightmans is widely recognised as a market leader in advising the health and social care sector in the UK, with an in-depth, 360-degree understanding of the issues affecting it.

We offer a comprehensive array of legal services to our medical partnership clients. Our business and partnership services include core partnership advice, federations and GP networks, practice mergers, partnership disputes and partner retirements, GMS/PMS and APMS contract matters, and governance issues. We are involved at the cutting edge of primary care business, including integration projects, partnership federations, and joint ventures projects.

Our real estate and construction teams advise on all aspects of property law, including new surgery developments, surgery acquisition and disposal, landlord and tenant, service charge disputes, new surgery developments, rent reviews, premises costs directions issues and GP property finance.

We also regularly advise clients on complex employment and pensions issues, CQC registration and other governance and regulatory issues, including the duty of candour, fit and proper persons test and the latest developments in whistleblowing, post Francis review.

With Weightmans, one size does not fit all. We tailor our service to the needs of your business, keeping you informed of legal changes in the marketplace as they unfold.

We aim to deliver advice in clear language, avoiding legalese, offering incisive and commercial solutions to practical problems. Complex matters are dealt with in a manner that is straightforward and accessible, and our services are clearly costed, putting you in control.

Edwina Farrell
Edwina Farrell

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