Robert McGough

Hill Dickinson (Leeds)
Head of Commercial Health and Leeds

Robert works on health sector legal commercial and contractual issues for NHS/public sector organisations as well as independent providers both from the UK and internationally. Robert is very experienced in the health commercial sector and has advised on several joint ventures between NHS bodies as well as independent providers (both UK based and international). He has also provided legal support on several high-profile mergers and acquisitions of NHS bodies including the recent merger forming Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS FT. Robert has delivered seminars on value based contracts, new care models, ACOs, collaborative contracting, primary care, new contract models and contracting and procurement skills, to a selection of public and independent sector organisations in the UK and internationally. Robert has also provided legal advice on new integrated care pathway models and contractual structures (including review of outcomes based arrangements and alliance contracting). He advised on the development of alliance contracts for several clients. He advises on NHS new care models, developing initial vanguards for MCP and PACS as well as advice on ACO and ACS (accountable care systems) for pathfinders in the NHS. He has worked with clients internationally supporting the development of pioneering value based approaches.

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Esther Venning, Jamie Foster, Robert McGough The UK Government publishes an order that excludes certain arrangements in the healthcare sector from the Competition Act to tackle COVID-19 pressures


Healthcare providers - suspension of competition law provisions to tackle coronavirus pressures* To ensure that healthcare providers can work together effectively to tackle the coronavirus pandemic, an order has been made to exclude certain arrangements within the healthcare sector from (...)

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