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Forms and guidance for medical and healthcare professionals
Doctors and other authorised healthcare professionals should complete the below section 47 certificate of incapacity in order to provide non-emergency treatment to an adult who lacks capacity to give or refuse consent.
Dispensing with notification
Complete the certificate to dispense with notification in cases where it would pose a serious risk to the health of an adult to notify them that their capacity is to be examined and/or that their affairs are to be managed.