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Ambulance services and the Mental Capacity Act

On 10th November 2021 the CQC rated Mobile Medical Cover inadequate. It is an

independent ambulance service providing patient transport for an NHS Trust. Reasons for the rating included: ‘We reviewed the service’s patient clinical record forms, which staff completed when they transported patients from events to hospital, and saw there was nowhere to specifically record patient consent, mental capacity...’

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