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collaborative decision making and the role of the next of kin

20 September 2016

Ben explains the process when a person lacks capacity, who the decision maker is and their role, as well as the status of the 'next of kin'.

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Legal updates

New Caldicott Principle and statutory guidance on Caldicott Guardians

The National Data Guardian for Health and Social Care (NDG), Dame Fiona Caldicott, has launched a public consultation about revising and expanding the existing seven Caldicott Principles and issuing guidance to organisations about the appointment of Caldicott Guardians.

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Health and care newsletter - July 2020

This health newsletter talks about the spread of COVID-19 across the world snd how it has created an unprecedented modern day health pandemic.

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Legal updates

Managing the mental health act (MHA) during Covid-19

Useful and comprehensive guidance has been issued for practitioners assessing and managing patients detained under the Mental Health Act (“MHA”) during the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Legal updates

The role of the independent sector in integrated care system (ICS) planning post Covid-19

The NHS Long-Term Plan created an ambition that every part of the country should be an integrated care system (ICS) by 2021.

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