All Hands on Deck – The Private Law Implications of Emergency Staffing Measures During the Coronavirus Epidemic

Nick Brown and Christopher Johnson have contributed an insightful article to the Action against Medical Accidents (AvMA) newsletter for June 2020. 

The government, the NHS and regulators including the General Medical Council (“GMC”) and the Nursing and Midwifery Council (“NMC”) have taken extraordinary steps to bolster staffing levels in response to the ongoing coronavirus epidemic. The steps taken fall into two categories: (1) emergency registration (the so-called “Dad’s Army” of retired doctors and nurses); and (2) emergency re-allocation. This short article considers the measures taken and their potential private-law implications.

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