Publication - Letter/Circular

Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Part 5 Code of Practice

Published: 13 Jun 2008
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9780755971435

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Contents
Adults With Incapacity (Scotland) Act 2000 Part 5 Code of Practice
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CEL 11 (2008)

Date 11/03/08
March 2008

Addresses

For action
Chief Executives, NHS Boards

For information
Chief Executives, Special Health Boards
Clinical Directors, NHS Boards
Directors of Nursing, NHS Boards
Primary Care Administrators, NHS Boards
Independent Hospitals
Care Homes in Scotland
Optometrists
Ophthalmic Medical Practitioners
General Dental Practitioners
Community Dental Service

Enquiries to:
BRYAN LIVINGSTONE

Patients and Quality Division
St Andrew's House
EDINBURGH
EH1 3DG

Bryan.Livingstone@scotland.gsi.gov.uk

Tel: 0131-244-3211
Fax: 0131-244-2989

Dear Colleague

ADULTS WITH INCAPACITY (SCOTLAND) ACT 2000 PART 5 CODE OF PRACTICE

Summary

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

Action

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.

Yours sincerely

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