Here you can find learning and training materials to help put the principles of the guidance into practice.
You can watch the following presentations, or use them as part of any training sessions within your area.
- Dr John Chisholm, Chair of the BMA’s Medical Ethics Committee, introduces the guidance and explains more about how it was developed.
- Alex Ruck Keene, a barrister specialising in mental capacity law, sets out the legal and regulatory principles which underpin the guidance.
- Dr Shuli Levy, a consultant geriatrician and general physician, discusses how the guidance will be used in clinical practice.
- Professor Lynne-Turner Stokes, Professor of Rehabilitation Medicine, presents on some of the specific issues relating to patients in prolonged disorders of consciousness (PDOC) - coming soon.
- 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.
You can access the links referred to in some of the presentations, below:
We are currently developing more training materials, which we will make available soon.