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|| This one-day conference is designed to collate the key elements of consent and mental capacity law to enable delegates to understand their legal responsibilities. The conference will look at past case law by considering the biggest consent court case in recent history and the implications for staff. It will look at the present day legal requirements and consider the responsibility to seek valid informed consent. Lastly, the day will look to the future by outlining potential future developments in the Mental Capacity Act (Amendment) Bill, possible technology to investigate methods of communicating with those with limiting conditions, and legal advance care planning options under the Act. Speakers: James Badenoch QC, Steven Richards, Theresa Renwick, Dr Caterina Cinel, Aasya Mughal. Cost: £115 plus VAT (up to 10/10/18), £140 plus VAT (thereafter). See Edge website for further details and booking information.