PUBLICATIONS

 

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Guidance for General Practice

Guidance for Primary Care Health Professionals on the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mental Capacity Act 2005 Guidance for Community Services

Guidance for Adult Community Services Staff on the Mental Capacity Act 2005

Mediation and Family Group Conferences for Social Care

Mediation and Family Group Conferences in Adult Safeguarding (Social Care Institute for Excellence and the DH)

Journal of Adult Protection

Mediation and Family Group Conferences in Adult Safeguarding (Vol. 15, Issue 2, March 2013)

British Medical Journal

Mental Capacity Act 2005, with Professor Mike Pringle (November 2007)

Nursing in Practice

A Guide to the Mental Capacity Act 2005, with Janet Sheard (Chief Operating Officer and Executive Nurse, NHS Nottingham City PCT, and Michelle Bateman, Assistant Director (Nursing and Governance), Nottinghamshire Community Health)(January / February 2009)

Health Care Risk Report

  • Coroner Reform (Part One) (July 2006)
  • Coroner Reform (Part two):  Meat on the bones (September 2006)
  • Withdrawal of artificial nutrition and hydration (December 2006)
  • The Mental Capacity Act and advance decisions about the end of life (March 2007)
  • A Mental Capacity Act Reminder (March 2007)
  • Mental Health Bill 2006:  What you need to know (April 2007)
  • Demonstrating Compliance with the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (September 2007)
  • The Mental Capacity Act 2005’s Code of Practice (October 2007)
  • One Year To Prepare Before the MHA 2007 Comes Into Force (November 2007)
  • Access to Patient Information:  Guidance for Managers and Clinicians (with Wong, Dr. S.) (March 2008 and April 2008)
  • Mental Capacity Act Guidance for Community Staff (September 2008)
  • A Mental Health Act 2007 Reminder (with Bob Grindrod) (September 2008)
  • The deprivation of liberty safeguards and their code of practice (October 2008)
  • The deprivation of liberty safeguards:  no easy answers but the code can help (November 2008)
  • Making the most of the independent mental capacity advocacy service with Don Cattell, IMCA manager at Speaking Up, Nottingham (December 2008 / January 2009)
  • IMCAs and deprivation of liberty (December 2008 / January 2009)
  • NHS research and people who lack capacity to make decisions with Nathalie Bailey-Flitter, primary care research coordinator (Trent region)(April 2009)
  • Decision making under the MCA: IMCAs, LPAs and deputies (April 2009)
  • Consent: the new DH guidance (October 2009)
  • The new Lasting Power of Attorney forms (October 2009)
  • Encouraging or assisting suicide: a new focus on healthcare professionals (March 2010)
  • How case law is clarifying the deprivation of liberty safeguards (May 2010)
  • Understanding the roles of Mental Health and Mental Capacity Advocates (July 2010)
  • Mental Capacity Act or Mental Health Act: How to approach the choice (September 2010)

Nursing Times

Assessing staff needs for guidance on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, with Janet Sheard (Chief Operating Officer and Executive Nurse, NHS Nottingham City PCT, and Michelle Bateman, Assistant Director (Nursing and Governance), Nottinghamshire Community Health)(January 2009)

Health Service Journal

The legal requirements of the Mental Health Act 2007 (January 2008)

Solicitors Journal

Coroner Reform (July 2006) and Mental Capacity Act (March 2007)

New Law Journal

Mental Health Bill 2006 (December 2006)

Legal and Medical Magazine

Inside the mind:  Mental Capacity Act 2005 (March 2007)

Student Law Review

  • The Mental Health Act 2007:  A step in the right direction (August 2007)
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005 and Code of Practice (January 2008)
  • Advance decisions to refuse medical treatment under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (May 2008)
  • Guidance for Adult Community Services Staff on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (August 2008)
  • The deprivation of liberty safeguards (January 2009)
  • Decision making under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (May 2009)
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney and the new forms (October 2009)
  • Relationship between the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and the Mental Health Act 1983 (September 2010)
  • Care Quality Commission Guidance to Providers (February 2011)
  • The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards - Two Years On (May 2011).
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005: Fourth Anniversary Review (October 2011)
  • Mental Capacity Act 2005: Children and Young People (February 2012)
  • Mediation and the Mental Capacity Act 2005 (April 2012)
  • Lasting Powers of Attorney: Digitally Re-mastered? (September 2012)
  • Assessing Mental Capacity (March 2013)
  • Non-therapeutic sterilisation of an adult male who lacks capacity (September 2013)
  • Best interests decision making in end of life scenarios (January 2014)