Over the years, the team has expanded and is now recognised across the county for its proactive and pragmatic advice, designed to achieve objectives rather than create barriers. Alongside niche integration work, the team provides a full suite of advice and support to Primary Care providers, big and small. From creating multi-practice Super Partnerships to updating a Deed of Retirement, the team is here to help.
Our team are experts in the complexities of running a GP practice and work with individual GPs, Practice Managers, GP partnerships, limited companies, PCNs as well as professional associations and the wider GP team.
Partnership Agreements Plain English Partnership Agreements which practices can truly understand and rely on
Business formation (Company Formation | Porter Dodson Solicitors), including practice mergers, integrations with hospital trusts, acquisitions and incorporations
GP partnership disputes and mediation
Employment & HR issues (Employment Advice | Porter Dodson Solicitors) including mediation and facilitation services for staff.
Primary Care Network support
We can advise on structuring your network, including the formation of new companies, and your network agreement schedules.
Regulatory and contract matters
Our team are experts in advising on NHS regulations and GP contracts, whether it is a GMS Contract, a PMS Agreement or an APMS Contract. We can also advise on Performers List applications and disputes as well as safeguarding issues.
CQC Registration and Regulation
We understand that registering with the CQC or facing an upcoming inspection is a daunting prospect. We can help you with registering, preparing for an inspection or challenging enforcement action. We can also assist with changing your registration, for example if you are entering into a new partnership or incorporating your business.
Data protection and GDPR
We can advise on all matters relating to data protection and GDPR compliance including:
Leases, licences and occupiers
Bank Funding Arrangements for GPs
Sale and leaseback arrangements
Training and personal development
Commercial dispute resolution
Our clients regularly praise our staunch dedication to achieving the best for them and their practices. We work tirelessly to meet the inevitably strict and tight timescales which go hand in hand with the type of work we do and strive to be on your side and part of your team. Perhaps most importantly, we manage the stress which comes with the territory.
Your support and clarity really helped us through the process, and it was a big ask to tie up the property and integration aspects in a relatively short timescale, particularly given some of the 'curveballs' that seemed to arrive pretty well right up until the last moment….. It was exactly the right decision to go with Porter Dodson!