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Private Client Law

15 FEB 2017

New Guidance on MCA and DoLS

New Guidance on MCA and DoLS
Following the Court of Appeal judgment in Ferreira v HM Senior Coroner for Inner South London [2017] EWCA Civ 31, regarding deprivation of liberty (DoLS) in an intensive care unit (ICU), the Faculty of Intensive Care Medicine and the Intensive Care Society have released summary guidance on the Mental Capacity Act and DoLS in ICU settings.

The judgment held that, except in certain special circumstances, DoLS do not apply in the administration of life-saving treatment.

Click here to read the guidance. 

Court of Protection Practice 2017

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Elder Law Journal

Elder Law Journal

This title has now been discontinued.