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MCA Training (Level 3 Safeguarding)

Kennedys Law and the Suffolk CCGs provided two Mental Capacity training (Level 3 Safeguarding) in May 2017 for GPs and consultants.

Feedback Summary for the GP/Consultant Mental Capacity Act Training Events Commissioned By the Suffolk CCGs

39 delegates attended the training across Ipswich and East Suffolk and West Suffolk. Within the feedback received from 10 attendees, 100% recorded the overall events were useful and 85% felt the events had increased their individual confidence in dealing with this subject, which was supported by the facilitators’ good knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act. 100% advised the Events offered a relevant balance of information, discussion and application to the workplace and the methods and materials used reinforced and enabled learning which would enhance their continuing practice.

Feedback highlighted that participants would have liked to have had more time to look at additional scenarios followed by time for in depth discussions. In addition, they felt a longer session would have allowed more time to address points of uncertainty.

In general, participants advised they had enjoyed the afternoon training sessions and had benefited from very useful discussion about management of community DNACPRs. One participant wrote “Good speakers/use of case studies made a potentially dry subject interesting“. Several participants observed that the turnout overall was disappointing for a subject that is important for all doctors. 100% participants advised they would recommend this training to colleagues.


The Suffolk CCGs PowerPoint presentation can be downloaded from here.

The Kennedys Law PowerPoint presentation can be found here.

MCA conference 2018

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust is proudly presenting our annual conference on the Mental Capacity Act for acute hospitals on Tuesday 20th February 2018 09:00 - 16:30 at the UCH Education Centre, 250 Euston Road, London NW1 2PG.

The conference aims to widen knowledge of the Mental Capacity Act and its application to support professionals and to advocate for patients who may lack capacity in the acute settings. This year’s theme is on supported decision making and best interest decisions.

The conference is kindly sponsored by NHS England and is free. Restricted numbers will be allocated so please book early

To register for your free place click here:

For more details contact Shirine Yasee & Sonny Savage at clinicaleducation@uclh.nhs.uk or Sonny.savage@nhs.net

MCA Conference

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