Midnight Law

Produced by our Legal & Ethical Policy Unit (LEPU), Midnight Law aims to cover thorny legal issues in a one-page summary that you can access whenever and wherever an issue may arrive.  To read a midnight law just click on the image.

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For other medicolegal resources from FICMLearning click here.

Deprivation of Liberty in Intensive Care
Approaching Treatment Plans for the Person with a Disability (Scotland)
Approaching Treatment Plans for the Person with a Disability (England & Wales)
Disclosure of Genetic Information to a Relative without a Patient’s Consent
Child Protection and Safeguarding
Relatives Recording Conversations
Disagreements on Best Interests (England & Wales)
Disagreement Regarding the Treatment of Patients who Lack Capacity (Scotland)
Police Access to Critical Care Patients

We would like to continue expanding and developing the Midnight Law series. We already have some we are working on in draft but would welcome submissions from members, either as ideas or as drafts in Word for review by the LEPU.