At a time of profound change for the NHS and for the provision of primary care, the common goal of our clients in the primary care sector remains improving the standard of healthcare provided to patients.
With over 30 years’ experience of advising GP practices, healthcare organisations, NHS trusts, GP Federations and care homes, we help our clients to achieve that goal. As a leading provider of legal and HR advice to GP practices and healthcare organisations, our Primary Care sector team provides pragmatic, timely and commercial advice.
Our expertise covers the whole spectrum of legal advice, with cross disciplinary teams who advise GPs on employment, property, partnership, corporate, commercial, construction and dispute resolution issues.
Our Healthcare team is proud to be ranked nationally by Chambers UK, the leading client guide to UK law firms and the team is one of the largest healthcare legal providers in the South East.
How we can help
- Property law and new developments
- Employment law
- Partnership agreements
- Commercial and NHS contracts
- GP Federations; and
- Mergers of practices.
Brachers are pleased to offer GP training sessions carried out by experienced lawyers who have an in depth understanding of their specialisms and are excellent trainers and facilitators. Please click here for a list of available seminars and further information.
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Brachers will be holding a session to discuss the new General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that comes into effect in May next year which will make substantial changes to the way businesses must handle personal data. Read more19/10/17
Protect your GP practice
We are delighted to invite you to register for our free seminar. Read more04/10/17
Future-proof your GP practice: succession and growth
We are delighted to invite you to register for our free future-proof your GP practice roundtable event. Read more
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GP Practices - How we can help
Proud to be ranked nationally by Chambers UK, our Healthcare team have over 30 years experience advising GP practices, healthcare organisations, NHS trusts, GP Federations and care homes, continually supporting our clients to achieve that goal. As a leading provider of legal and HR advice to the sector, our Primary Care team provides pragmatic, timely and commercial advice. Read more05/09/17
Get ready for the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR)
The General Data Protection Regulation (“GDPR”) is coming, the biggest change in data protection law in 20 years. Read more10/02/17
Data Protection and Confidentiality in GP Surgeries
Summarising the key data protection provisions concerning GP practices and a useful reminder to GPs and staff of the importance of maintaining patient confidentiality in busy, modern day practices. Read more06/10/16
Legal Aspects of GP Practice Mergers
Mergers between GP practices are increasingly common as small practices face ever increasing challenges such as a squeeze on funding and/or partners retiring. Nationally, there has been a sharp rise in practice mergers in recent years with approximately 200 mergers taking place in the last year. This is compared to 80 or so in previous years. Read more01/07/16
Brexit: What do we know already about the impact on business?
Since the UK voted to leave the European Union after 43 years, organisations up and down the country have been looking for clear answers about the implications of Brexit for their business. Read more
“The firm’s healthcare department is extremely expert, with a great depth of experience. Members are always helpful and approachable, and they provide the advice and support we require very efficiently.”