CEL 11 (2008)
Chief Executives, NHS Boards
Chief Executives, Special Health Boards
Clinical Directors, NHS Boards
Directors of Nursing, NHS Boards
Primary Care Administrators, NHS Boards
Care Homes in Scotland
Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners
General Dental Practitioners
Community Dental Service
St Andrew's House
ADULTS WITH INCAPACITY (SCOTLAND) ACT 2000 PART 5 CODE OF PRACTICE
1. This letter provides the revised Code of Practice for Part 5 of the Act, which deals with medical treatment and research. The Code takes into account changes made to the Act by the Smoking, Health and Community Care Act. The Code is also available electronically at www.scotland.gov.uk/publications/recent
2. Chief Executives are asked to draw the attention of all who have responsibilities for patients who are affected by the Act to the publication of the revised Code.
3. Revised forms of Certificates are available for download at http://www.show.scot.nhs.uk/publications/publication.asp or in paper form from the address opposite.