This was a villanelle I wrote last year after the first wave of the Covid-19 pandemic. https://anthologyofcompassion.wordpress.com/2020/05/24/free-at-the-point-of-delivery/
Last week I ‘met’ (virtually of course!) the lovely Lucy from We Student Nurses to be interviewed for a podcast on being a research nurse. You can listen to the podcast here Thank you We Student Nurses for having me 😁
Image ©️ Emma Heron The Council of Deans has released a report affirming the value of research placements for students. As a research nurse, this is something that doesn't surprise me at all. I've seen first hand the value of working directly with students who are on a placement with the clinical research team -… Continue reading Student Research Placements
Yesterday, I observed a Court of Protection hearing (virtually). Read about my experience here as I guest blog on the Open Justice Court of Protection Project
Emma Heron andOlwen Cockell, 21st May 2021
Editorial Introduction (Celia Kitzinger)
Two relative novices to the Court of Protection had their first experience of a hearing before Mr Justice Hayden on 20thMay 2021.They record their impressions here.
I also observed this hearing (COP 1275114):a s.21A challenge on behalf of a man in his 40s with “learning disability at the most severe end of the spectrum“, autism, and epilepsy.
It was an unusual case for a Tier 3 judge but had apparently been transferred by District Judge Eldergill because P’s mother was also his Deputy and, at some point, was refusing to accept that his placement met the best interests requirement for a Standard Authorisation.This meant that the authorisation conflicted with other existing authority for P, meaning that the ‘no refusals’ requirement was not met.This raised the question of what happens when you get a refusal…
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