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GPs may have to assess mental health and mental capacity free of charge


Dear All, Oh dear what a half brained assessment, and these people are supposed to be setting us systems to protect the vulnerable, what a farce! Nursing home staff can't do it, they are conflicted, obviously. So we'll get the GP to do it, probably the very same person who will be asked to prescribe the DOLS enacting medication, and of course the patients personal medical advocate, so no conflict there then! The GP cannot possibly do, they are hopelessly conflicted. Another GP can do it, but hey ho that will be non NHS so under GMS they can't do private stuff, so no that GP can't do it either. Looks like they've manoeuvred themselves into a situation where in fact no GPs can do this. Silver linings at last. Regards Paul C

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16 Oct 2019

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