Clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration

Clinically-assisted nutrition and hydration training materials

Location: England Wales
Audience: All doctors
Updated: Friday 28 June 2024
Topics: Ethics

Watch the presentations

You can watch the following presentations, or use them as part of any training sessions within your area.

Find out how the guidance was developed

Dr John Chisholm, Chair of the BMA’s Medical Ethics Committee, introduces the guidance and explains more about how it was developed.

Watch the video of Dr John Chisholm


The legal and regulatory principles underpinning the guidance 

Alex Ruck Keene, a barrister specialising in mental capacity law, sets out the legal and regulatory principles which underpin the guidance.

Watch the video of Alex Ruck Keene


How the guidance is used in clinical practice

Dr Shuli Levy, a consultant geriatrician and general physician, discusses how the guidance will be used in clinical practice.

Watch the video of Dr Shuli Levy


Experiences of family members in decision-making 

Professor Celia Kitzinger, Co-Director of the Coma and Disorders of Consciousness Research Centre, sets out what clinicians can learn from the experiences of family members in decision-making.

Watch the video of Professor Celia Kitzinger