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DNACPR, consent and the CQC

A GP practice has recently been rated inadequate by the CQC. The inspection report found a series of problems including: ‘Out of five clinical records viewed three patients had not being consulted or consented having a Do Not Attempt Cardiac Pulmonary Resuscitation request (DNACPR) put in place...’

The report can be downloaded from here.

The issue of DNACPRs being completed for people without their knowledge was a serious concern during the Covid pandemic. A brief overview of reports into this can be downloaded from here.

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