It all came flooding back…

Photo by Lode Lagrainge on Unsplash I sit here writing a year on. A year on from so much but, mainly, from grief; from bravery; from stoicism and resolve. It's not really clear cut as to whom these attributes belong but they were all there in the ICU day after day after day. Patients whose… Continue reading It all came flooding back…

The Presumption of Capacity

It is a cardinal principle of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (‘MCA’) that those responsible, including doctors, care workers, family and the court, must be fastidious to evaluate capacity on an issue-specific basis.Hayden, J QJ v A Local Authority & An NHS Trust [2020] EWCOP 7 Most research nurses will have undertaken "Informed Consent" training.… Continue reading The Presumption of Capacity