Capacity in medicine – a guide to getting it right

Capacity in medicine – a guide to getting it right

Event details:


Time: 12:00-13:00

Cost to attend: Free

Organiser: Capsticks

Event type: Webinar

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About this event

Join us on 21 June for our webinar looking at the legal and real world realities of assessing capacity with a particular focus on the challenges faced in emergency medicine and mental health care settings.

Jennifer Harris (Principal Associate – Clinical Claims) will be joined by Francis Lyons, Partner and Head of Court of Protection and Mental Health teams who will be explaining the theory and practice of assessing capacity including:

·    The definition of capacity according to the Mental Capacity Act

·    When and how to access capacity

·    Practical steps you need to consider if a patient lacks capacity and

·    Top tips for ensuring you discharge your duty when it comes to informed consent.

This webinar will be of interest to professionals in NHS Trusts and private healthcare.

Attendees will be treated to an engaging and lively discussion from our speakers and there will be plenty of opportunity to ask questions at the end of the session.

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