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'Excellent presentation and coverage of huge area of law.'


This 3-hour virtual classroom seminar will take you through several recent changes in healthcare law.

Additionally, the seminar will provide a refresher of the fundamentals that all healthcare practitioners need to be aware of.

What You Will Learn

This live broadcast will cover the following:

  • Available Options
    • How resources are allocated lawfully
    • The limits of patient choice
    • Controversial examples such as DNACPR
  • Consent
    • Providing information - the Montgomery decision
    • Planning for the future - appointing LPAs, and advance decisions to refuse treatment
  • Capacity and Best Interests
    • Getting the fundamentals of the Mental Capacity Act right
    • What capacity means - the balance of autonomy and paternalism
    • How to make best interests decisions robustly
    • When to involve the Court of Protection
  • Children and Parents
    • A child’s ability to make decisions for themselves - Gillick competence
    • The role of parental responsibility
    • Disputes over treatment and the role of the court - case studies of Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans, and potential changes to the law
  • Deprivation of Liberty and Preparation for the LPS
    • The role of Article 5 ECHR in the context of medical treatment - the Ferreira judgment
    • Reform of the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards into the Liberty Protection Safeguards
    • The reform of MCA s4B for emergencies
  • Avoiding and Resolving Disputes
    • Communications and clarity
    • Use of mediation
    • The role of the court

Recording of live sessions: Soon after the Learn Live session has taken place you will be able to go back and access the recording - should you wish to revisit the material discussed.

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Learn Live | 19.04.2023

N/A | 1:15pm - 4:15pm

Healthcare Law - An Unmissable Update

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1:15pm - 4:15pm

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Discounts are available for multiple places. If you have 5 or more people interested in participating in this virtual learning session please email us at group@mblseminars.com for more information.

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