Ward Hadaway

Healthcare Department

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We have one of the largest dedicated health teams in the North of England acting for over 70 NHS organisations.

  • One of only 10 firms on the NHS Resolution CNST Clinical Negligence Panel and one of only 16 firms on the NHS Resolution panel to provide legal advice on regulatory, health and disciplinary matters for NHS Arm's Length Bodies.
  • Approved supplier to NHS Resolution on Equal Pay matters.
  • Only law firm to assist in terminating a PFI scheme for defaulting the process and the only Law Firm on the London Procurement Partnership PFI Review Panel.
  • Estate rationalisation programmes, PFI, LIFT, P22 and large scale complex development projects.
  • Specialist expertise in devising anti-fraud initiatives for the NHS.
  • Specialists in establishing NHS Foundation Trust trading companies.
  • Specialists on a range of information law matters, including complex FOIA requests.
  • Specialists in procurement.
  • Childcare specialists providing advice on the issue of Safeguarding Children.
  • Experts in NHS investments, including trading vehicles.
  • Representation at Coroner’s Inquests including complex Jury Inquests and those involving Article 2.
  • Extensive experience in advising NHS bodies on a wide variety of contractual matters including commissioning contracts, joint ventures, collaboration agreements, outsourcing, and complex contract variations.
  • Experts in dispute resolution under NHS commercial contracts including adjudication and mediation.