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The Mental Capacity Act—An update
Since the last edition of this book was published in 2007 there have been many developments in the way the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (MCA) is used in England and Wales. This chapter will consider the recent postlegislative ...
Capacity, consent and the law
As health care professionals we owe a duty of care to our patients. Our patients have a right to autonomy – to make their own decisions. If we impose treatment on them against their wishes, when they have capacity to make ...