MCA in clinical decisions for care and treatment


British Medical Association (2018) – Consent to treatment; adults who lack capacity – medical students’ ethics tool kit www.bma.org.uk
Care Act (2014) Part 1: Care and Support  www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2014/23/contents

Care Quality Commission (2011) – The Mental Capacity Act 2005 – Guidance for Providers www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/documents/rp_poc1b2b_100563_20111223_v4_00_guidance_for_providers_mca_for_external_publication.pdf

Department of Constitutional Affairs (2007) – Mental Capacity Act: Code of practice London

General Medical Council (2008) – Consent: Patients and doctors making decisions together – GMC

Griffiths R (2017) – Limits to consent to care and treatment British Journal of Nursing Vol 26; No 16, pp942-943

Health & Care Professions Council (2013) – Standards of Conduct, Performance & Ethics – The ethical framework in which our registrants must work – Section 1.4

Mental Capacity Act (2005) –  www.legislation.gov.uk/ukpga/2005/9/contents

National Institute of Health and Care Excellence (NICE – 2018) – Decision making and mental capacity.     NICE guideline (NG 108)

Nursing & Midwifery Council (2015) – The Code: Professional standards of practice and behaviour for nurses and midwives  – London

Office of the Public Guardian (2007) – Making Decisions: The Independent Mental Capacity Advocate (IMCA) service                                                                                                                                            

Royal College of Nursing (2017) – Principles of Consent – Guidance for Nursing staff.   RCN                 

The National Centre for Post-Qualifying Social Work & Professional Practice (2018) – Advance Decisions to Refuse Treatment Bournemouth University