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Published: Jun 2013
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This easy-to-read book explains for clinicians
the nuts and bolts of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 that they need
to understand and use in their daily practice. This Act now gives
all clinicians the authority to provide medical care and treatment
for people over 16 years of age who lack the capacity to consent
About the editors:
Dr Nick Brindle – Old Age Consultant Psychiatrist, The Mount
(Mental Health Centre), Leeds.
Dr Tim Branton - Old Age Consultant Psychiatrist, The Mount, Leeds
and a former Associate Medical Director for Mental Health
Legislation, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Alison Stansfield – Consultant Psychiatrist, Parkside Lodge, Leeds
and Associate Medical Director for Learning Disabilities and
Clinical Lead for Leeds Autism Diagnostic Service Leeds and York
Partnership NHS Foundation Trust.
Tony Zigmond - Consultant Psychiatrist and retired Senior Clinical
Lecturer, University of Leeds.
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