Letters Mental capacity

Trustwide audit on mental capacity

BMJ 2008; 337 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.a901 (Published 22 July 2008) Cite this as: BMJ 2008;337:a901
  1. Gaurav Mehta, FTSTA-ST2 psychiatry, department of liaison psychiatry,
  2. Alex Phipps, FY2 psychiatry
  1. 1North East London Mental Health NHS Trust, London E11 1NR

    With regard to mental capacity and psychiatric admission,1 2 we carried out a trustwide audit into mental capacity assessment and documentation in North East London Mental Health Trust in September-November 2007, the Mental Capacity Act 2005 having been implemented in April 2007. The standard used for the audit was that the mental …

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