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#autonomy

# autonomy - Sunday 8 May, 2022

Psychiatrists: Changing the Mental Health Act will affect our ability to provide safe care
# Autonomy
# Autonomy

Psychiatrists: Changing the Mental Health Act will affect our ability to provide safe care

May 8th 2022, 7:30 AM 23,243 Views 11 Comments

Dr Sarah Casey and Dr Aoife O’Callaghan say proposed changes to the MHA will hamper their ability to make quick decisions in cases of serious mental illness.

# autonomy - Monday 11 May, 2020

Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple
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# Autonomy

Consent is crucial for coronavirus testing. But in nursing homes, it isn't always so simple

May 11th 2020, 12:05 AM 22,835 Views 34 Comments

Patients must consent to be tested – but sometimes that can prove challenging.

# autonomy - Sunday 10 August, 2014

Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Opinion: Planning for loss of mental capacity should be as automatic as making a will

Aug 10th 2014, 8:30 AM 174 Views 10 Comments

Making an advanced healthcare directive is good sense – serious illness, brain injury, accident or stroke could render any one of us incapacitated.