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Part 2: LPS - it's out - what do you need to know?

The much anticipated draft Mental Capacity Act Code of Practice and Regulations, including the Liberty Protection Safeguards (“LPS”), has arrived.

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Press release

30 March 2022 Browne Jacobson lawyer and social mobility ambassador celebrates after winning Neurodiversity Community Choice Award

Lynette Wieland, a neurodivergent health and social care advisory and inquests lawyer at Browne Jacobson, and a social mobility ambassador for The Law Society has won the Community Choice Award at this year’s In Genius Celebrating Neurodiversity Awards.

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Legal update

1 March 2022 Shared Insights: Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act: What does it mean for hospitals in the mental health and acute sector?

Our speakers looked at the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act and what it means for hospitals in the mental health and acute sector.

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Legal update

8 February 2022 Shared Insights: Mental Health in Maternity

Our speakers looked at the legal framework for maternal mental health issues, the obstetrician’s perspective & the psychiatrist’s perspective.

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Mental Health and Court of Protection Legal Update webinar

Watch now on-demand our Mental Health and Court of Protection Legal Update webinar, there have been some interesting recent legal developments in this area and topics that were covered during the session.

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Legal update

21 January 2022 What to expect at Court: Family Court and Care Proceedings

What to expect at Court: Family Court and Care Proceedings. Care Proceedings concern the welfare of a child. If a Local Authority believes that a child is at risk of significant harm, they can seek permission from the Court to take appropriate action to protect the child.

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Legal update

27 October 2021 Potential criminal offence for care workers to assist people with mental disorders in securing the services of sex workers

In circumstances where it is subsequently proved that an individual does have such a mental disorder, there is a presumption that their carer either knew or could reasonably have been expected to know of the disorder, unless sufficient evidence is adduced to rebut that presumption.

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Legal update

25 October 2021 Shared Insights: Managing violent, abusive and racist patients

Rebecca Fitzpatrick, Helen Badger and Carl May-Smith, Partners at Browne Jacobson provided an overview of the legal frameworks in place that can assist Trusts when managing violent, abusive and racist patients

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Legal update

28 September 2021 Shared Insights: Quarterly safeguarding forum - challenging families and best interests

In this Shared Insights session, we discuss difficulties faced by professionals when dealing with challenging family members and highlighted the legal frameworks and mechanisms that can be implemented to manage these behaviours in order to protect staff and keep the patient’s best interests at the centre of decision making.

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Legal update

16 June 2021 Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018: Statutory guidance for NHS organisations in England and police forces in England and Wales

On 1 November 2018, the Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 (“the Act”) received Royal Assent , however a commencement dated for the full implementation date of the Act has not yet been provided.

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