Type Speaker CPD Hours Level
9 IntermediateInformation
Accreditation Information
SRA Competency B C


This virtual classroom seminar is a must for healthcare law practitioners and clinicians.

It will guide you through the important issues relating to patient care, including consent and choice in medical treatment, continuing medical care concerns and liberty protections.

Your speaker Ben Troke has over 20 years’ experience in the health and social care sector and brings a wealth of personal experience of the issues and their resolutions for clients.

What You Will Learn

This live broadcast will cover the following:

    Day 1 - Clinical Decisions and the Law

  • Consent & Choice

    • The limits of patient choice, available options, and clinical choice/rationing
    • Delayed discharge
    • Health and social care - the great divide and continuing healthcare
    • Responsible commissioner
    • Enabling choice and providing information
    • Communication and managing expectations
    • The law on consent and the implications of treatment without consent
    • How clinicians can avoid getting sued
    • DNACPR and end of life decisions
    • Case studies
  • Mental Capacity and Best Interests

    • Making decisions - choice and available options
    • Paternalism v autonomy, and the core principles of the Mental Capacity Act
    • Assessing capacity for the relevant decision
    • Making best interests’ decisions
    • The role of advance decisions to refuse treatment, family (‘next of kin’), LPAs and Deputies
    • Avoiding and resolving disputes, and when to go to court
    • Case studies
  • Children

    • Parental responsibility and the role of parents in decision making
    • Gillick competence - children making their own decisions
    • Sharing information and confidentiality
    • Case studies - including Charlie Gard and Alfie Evans

    Day 2 - Clinical Accountability and the Law

  • Accountability and Regulation

    • Fundamental standards and duty of candour
    • Inquests
    • Outline of clinical negligence - duty of care, causation, quantum
    • Criminal offences
    • Case studies
  • Human Rights and Protecting Liberty/Privacy

    • The role of human rights in health and social care
    • Confidentiality and information sharing
    • MCA s5 and Article 5 ECHR
    • The Bournwood gap and deprivation of liberty safeguards (DoLS)
    • Defining a deprivation of liberty - Cheshire West and its impact
    • Applying Cheshire West from the family home to intensive care
    • Liabilities - compensation for unlawful deprivation of liberty
    • Proposals for reform - the liberty protection safeguards (LPS)
    • What we know now, next steps and timescale for implementation
  • Avoiding and Resolving Disputes

    • Options, communication and top tips
    • Mediation
    • When to go to court
    • Court process and preparing evidence well
    • Giving evidence well
    • Case studies

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 | 16.02.2022

N/A | 10:00am - 2:30pm

Healthcare Law in 2 Days - All You Need to Know

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16 2022
17 2022
Session 1 
10:00am - 2:30pm

Session 2 
10:00am - 2:30pm

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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 information@mblseminars.com for more information.

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