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Consent & Capacity in the Medical Setting for Research


Consent & Capacity in the Medical Setting for Research

When Apr 29, 2014 from 09:30 AM to 01:30 PM
Where Edinburgh
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This workshop will be delivered by Morag Driscoll, the Director of the Scottish Child Law Centre.  She is a qualified solicitor and was in private practice in family law for some years. She was a reporter to the children’s hearing for four years.  Morag was on the Council of the Law Society of Scotland for several years and is convenor of the Family Law Subcommittee.


The session will cover:

•             What do we mean by capacity for children?

•             What is capacity?

•             Parents and the law

•             Who are parents?

•             Non-parent carers

•             Different age groups

•             Children with particular problems

•             Parents and children colliding – difference of opinion

•             Legal context

•             Children in care

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