Healthcare

We provide specialist advice to healthcare organisations and professionals, consultant doctors, GP practices, charities and non-governmental organisations in relation to all aspects of their work to enable our clients to provide guidance and representation in line with regulation and professional standards.

Our approach is both practical and pragmatic and we seek solutions which will work for our clients and are manageable for their day to day operations. We also provide advice in emergency care situations, in investigations and inquiries, and for prosecutions.

We provide advice on child protection, Garda vetting for minors and vulnerable adults, guidance on consent to medical treatment, advising on the legal rights of minors, data protection in the context of healthcare organisations, risk management and compliance.

Some recent transactions that we have been involved in include:

  • Advising clients on funding and investment
  • Advising an organisation in connection with an investigation into potential elder abuse and compliance with statutory processes
  • Managing steps to compliance for organisations with the General Data Protection Regulation
  • Representing parties and advising on their obligations and rights in statutory investigations
  • Advising on the legal implications of Wardship, Enduring Powers of Attorney and Advanced Healthcare Directives
  • Training for clients on Freedom of Information and Data Protection obligations to service users

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