As a long-standing provider of legal services to the health
sector, Hill Dickinson understands the key issues and motivators
facing healthcare organisations.
With specialists in all areas of healthcare law,
ranging from inquests to procurement and property to criminal
matters, we offer practical, timely advice and a proactive response
to all matters leading to early resolution and a reduction in legal
We act for more than 100 healthcare organisations and know the
importance of providing immediate access to high quality legal
advice on diverse health issues in the NHS and independent
healthcare sectors. Our 24 hour health sector helpline provides
clients with direct access to our legal experts.
In the public
sector we act on behalf of more than 80 NHS bodies in the north
west of England and Wales, covering Cumbria, Staffordshire, Greater
Manchester, Cheshire and Merseyside regions, we are also appointed
to the NHS Litigation Authority’s clinical negligence and EL/PL
panels and to all ten areas of the North West Collaborative
Commercial Agency's legal framework.
We are also on
the Re:source panel in the East Midlands and the HPC and LPP panels
- the UK’s largest healthcare procurement organisations
representing over 130 NHS bodies in the Midlands and London
independent healthcare sector we advise a range of bodies including
the Medical Defence Union, BMI Healthcare and HCA
Healthcare to name just a few. We also advise public and
independent organisations on the delivery of dental
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Hill Dickinson LLP has a large NHS client base
with over 80 clients in the North West region and elsewhere. The
team has also been appointed to all ten lots on the North West NHS
Collaborative Procurement Hub. Practice head Allan Mowat is
‘experienced, wise, sensible and pragmatic’.
Hill Dickinson LLP represents over 40 NHS
trusts through NHSLA schemes. The ‘second-to-none’ team is
currently involved in the high-profile ‘Rowlands’ litigation,
comprising over 300 claims. Mike McKenna’s ‘technical and
intellectual expertise is awesome’; and Andrew Leslie has
‘impeccable judgement’. Richard Watson leads the team.
This firm's practice has a national range, but it is
especially identified as a player in the North West and West
Midlands. It is one of only two firms to have been appointed to all
ten lots of the North West NHS Commercial Agency, which is
testament to both great breadth of expertise and deep capacity. The
team was recently sought out by NHS West Midlands to advise on the
Mid Staffordshire inquiry.
Client service "They are very professional and efficient,
and keep us up to date with everything that is happening. They
probably chase us more than we chase them!" "Timely delivery,
quality work, and all at a good price."
Commercial awareness "It is very clear that they understand
the business side as well as the NHS side."