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View the latest CPD Virtual Masterclasses in July

13 Jun 22

Managing Challenging Patient Cases and Complex Hospital Discharges: Legal Considerations



This virtual masterclass, facilitated by Amy Clarke, provides a summary of the legal and practical solutions in handling complex and challenging patient cases including delayed or complex discharges into the community.
Delegates will be introduced to the key constitutional, legal and policy principles in the following areas and they will be guided through some practical guidance and case studies to assist them in handling these issues effectively and in a joined up approach with other partner agencies:

  1. Handling malicious or vexatious complaints
  2. Managing challenging behaviour
  3. Delayed or complex discharges
  4. Vulnerable patients (with capacity)

This course is open to all, but of particular interest to those with a complex discharge, safeguarding and mental capacity roles as well as those who manage patient complaints. or click on the link above or email



Eating Disorders Masterclass



Beat (Beat Eating Disorders National Charity) believe approximately 1.25 million people in the UK have an eating disorder. Around 25% of those affected by an eating disorder are male.

This one day masterclass will provide you with an overall understanding of the assessment, diagnosis, treatment and overall management of the eating disorders you are likely to see in practice.
Designed specifically to provide you with an overview of the range of eating disorders commonly seen, this one day masterclass will help you explore the key questions about eating disorders.

You will leave the day with more confidence and skills in managing this complex and risky group of patients, including how to help their families.   or email


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