Consent to treatment

Listed below are a range of courses we deliver on Consent to treatment. If you want more information on any course listed, please email: admin@edgetraining.org.uk and we will send you the full course outline with further details including costings. All courses are tailored to the specific needs of the staff group or service commissioning it. If you don’t see the exact course you need, please email us as we deliver numerous other bespoke courses on Consent to treatment.


Decisions to refuse medical treatment

This course examines decisions to refuse medical treatment and considers the different ways this can be done. It reviews the latest case law and looks at practical issues in relation to issues that arise when refusing treatment. Note: this course is designed for clinical staff making medical treatment decisions although local authority safeguarding managers may also find it of use.


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act

This course aims to enable qualified social care staff and other disciplines to consider the impact of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in relation to their role and the clients they work with (full day course).


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act for acute hospital staff

This course provides acute hospital staff with the latest information and guidance on consent and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. It considers the practical application of the Act in acute hospital settings by a range of different professionals. Review recent relevant case law in relation to consent and the Act (full day course).


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act for GPs and CCG staff

This course provides a detailed overview of the law on consent and the Mental Capacity Act for General Practitioners and other CCG staff (half day course).


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act for pharmacists

This course provides a detailed overview of the law on consent and the Mental Capacity Act for pharmacists, particular those advising medical staff in different health settings (half day course).


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act for children and young people in healthcare settings

This full day course looks at consent when treating children and young people. In some situations, children are able to give consent themselves, and sometimes others need to take the decision on their behalf. The course refers to applicable legislation, guidance and case law both in the Family Court and the Court of Protection.


Consent and the Mental Capacity Act for palliative care and hospice staff

Designed specifically for palliative care and hospice staff this course looks at the application of the Mental Capacity Act for those approaching the end of life. It considers how different parts of the MCA apply in end of life care (full day course).