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System Working - The developing picture series: Focus on Integrated Care Boards

United Kingdom - November 16 2022 Integrated Care Boards (ICBs) were established on 1 July 2022 taking over the functions of former Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs). In our…

Gemma Badger, Emma Stockwell, Esther Venning

What is the LPS Latest?

United Kingdom - October 12 2022 After the consultation on the Code of Practice closed in July 2022, it feels like we are back in limbo, waiting for news. Here is what we know/our…

Amy Clarke, Joanna Crichton, Emma Pollard

Reflections on the Archie Battersbee Case

United Kingdom - October 7 2022 Over the previous four months, after he was found unconscious with a ligature round his neck at his home on 7 April 2022, decisions about his medical…

LPS - What happens next?

United Kingdom - July 28 2022 On 14 July, the Consultation closed on the draft Mental Capacity Act (MCA) and Liberty Protection Safeguards (LPS) Code of Practice. If, like us, you…

Amy Clarke, Joanna Crichton, Emma Pollard

Continuing healthcare: a new national framework

United Kingdom - June 28 2022 Just published, and with effect from 1 July 2022, we highlight a few key things in a new National Framework for Continuing Healthcare. At the end of…

Paul Allerston, Joanna Crichton, Emma Pollard