• Social law

      Essential Mental Health Law

      A Guide to the Revised Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act 2005

      by Anthony Maden

      The new Mental Act, amending the 1983 Act, was passed in 2007 and came into operation only this year. The new Mental Capacity Act was passed in 2005 and came into operation in 2007. Together they represent major changes in how mental health professionals should care for their patients, reflecting the shift from institutional to community care that has taken place since 1983. Crucially the new Mental Health Act redefines mental disorder and removes the 'treatability' test. These and other changes have caused great controversy, but now the new legislation is in place there is a need to understand what it means for the individual practitioner when making decisions about the care of individual patients. "Essential Mental Health Law" is the practical guide that will provide this understanding. Neutral on the wrongs and rights of the new legislation, it sets the controversy on one side to help psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, mental health nurses and social workers with the day to day application of the law in clinical practice. Non-specialist lawyers will also find it invaluable.

    • Medicine

      The Psychedelic Traveller

      Short Stories

      by ANTHONY JAMES

      A collection of short stories from adventures and fantastic imaginings aroud the world. Each story is set in a different country, from Brazil to Siberia, from new Zealand to India. Each story is a cameo in itself, each one of a different mood, be it playful, or dark, of conflict or good humour. Stories will remind those who travel widely of the pitfalls and opportunities and remind all the readers that there is nothing more wonderful than this wonderful world and the ppeople in it.

    • Biography & True Stories
      October 2014

      The Dark Side, Part 2 - Real Life Accounts of an NHS Paramedic

      The Traumatic, the Tragic and the Tearful

      by Andy Thompson

      Following up on his well-received first book, Andy Thompson provides another captivating, thought-provoking and at times intense glimpse into the daily life of a Paramedic working in the UK’s National Health Service. In the style of his first book, Andy recalls each event from the detailed documentation recorded at the time, each account written in a way that puts the reader right there next to him so that you live the events in real-time, hear the dialogue between paramedics, patient, their loved ones and other healthcare professionals as it would have been, and share in Andy’s thought processes during each of the ten very different situations he encounters. The term ‘The Dark Side’ describes the frontline emergency aspect of the Ambulance Service, since paramedics frequently experience sombre situations. In ‘The Dark Side, Part 2’ you will share in some truly traumatic, tragic and tearful events involving a seemingly vibrant, healthy young patient, a prison inmate, the victims of an horrific car crash, heart attacks, a frightening epileptic fit, the alarming effects of an allergic reaction, and what can happen when under-strain doctors prescribe the wrong medication. But there’s still room for lighthearted moments and a taste of the sometimes dark humour that allows paramedics to continually deal with events most of us would find too horrific. The detail in the descriptions of the care given to each patient on-scene by Andy and his colleagues will have you marvelling at the ability of these healthcare professionals to work at such speed of thought, buying enough time to deliver a patient into the specialist hands of hospital care and often full recovery. Of course there are inevitably also those times when tears of hope turn to tears of despair for loved ones. You cannot feel that pain until it happens to you, but this book will bring you mighty close to it at times.

    • Mental health law
      July 1905

      Mental Capacity Legislation

      Principles and Practice

      by Rebecca Jacob, Michael Gunn, Anthony Holland (Editors)

    • Medical & healthcare law
      August 2016

      Medicine, patients and the law

      Sixth edition

      by Margaret Brazier. Series edited by Simona Giordano

      Embryo research, cloning, assisted conception, neonatal care, saviour siblings, organ transplants, drug trials - modern developments have transformed the field of medicine almost beyond recognition in recent decades and the law struggles to keep up. In this highly acclaimed and very accessible book, now in its sixth edition, Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave provide an incisive survey of the legal situation in areas as diverse as fertility treatment, patient consent, assisted dying, malpractice and medical privacy. The book has been fully revised and updated to cover the latest cases, from assisted dying to informed consent; legislative reform of the NHS, professional regulation and redress; European regulations on data protection and clinical trials; and legislation and policy reforms on organ donation, assisted conception and mental capacity. Essential reading for healthcare professionals, lecturers, medical and law students, this book is of relevance to all whose perusal of the daily news causes wonder, hope and consternation at the advances and limitations of medicine, patients and the law.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      February 2016

      Ethical and legal debates in Irish healthcare

      Confronting complexities

      by Mary Donnelly, Rob Kitchin, Claire Murray

    • Business, Economics & Law
      February 2016

      Ethical and legal debates in Irish healthcare

      Confronting complexities

      by Mary Donnelly, Rob Kitchin, Claire Murray

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2017

      Pauper policies

      Poor law practice in England, 1780–1850

      by Samantha A. Shave

      Pauper policies examines how policies under the old and New Poor Laws were conceived, adopted, implemented, developed or abandoned. This fresh perspective reveals significant aspects of poor law history which have been overlooked by scholars. Important new research is presented on the adoption and implementation of 'enabling acts' at the end of the old poor laws; the exchange of knowledge about how best to provide poor relief in the final decades of the old poor law and formative decades of the New; and the impact of national scandals on policy-making in the new Victorian system. Pointing towards a new direction in the study of poor law administration, it examines how people, both those in positions of power and the poor, could shape pauper policies. It is essential reading for anyone with an interest in welfare and poverty in eighteenth and nineteenth-century England.

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2017

      Pauper policies

      Poor law practice in England, 1780–1850

      by Samantha A. Shave

    • Humanities & Social Sciences
      April 2017

      Pauper policies

      Poor law practice in England, 1780–1850

      by Samantha A. Shave

    • Business, Economics & Law
      October 2016

      Medicine, patients and the law

      Sixth edition

      by Margaret Brazier, Emma Cave, Rebecca Bennett, Simona Giordano

      Embryo research, cloning, assisted conception, neonatal care, saviour siblings, organ transplants, drug trials - modern developments have transformed the field of medicine almost beyond recognition in recent decades and the law struggles to keep up. In this highly acclaimed and very accessible book, now in its sixth edition, Margaret Brazier and Emma Cave provide an incisive survey of the legal situation in areas as diverse as fertility treatment, patient consent, assisted dying, malpractice and medical privacy. The book has been fully revised and updated to cover the latest cases, from assisted dying to informed consent; legislative reform of the NHS, professional regulation and redress; European regulations on data protection and clinical trials; and legislation and policy reforms on organ donation, assisted conception and mental capacity. Essential reading for healthcare professionals, lecturers, medical and law students, this book is of relevance to all whose perusal of the daily news causes wonder, hope and consternation at the advances and limitations of medicine, patients and the law.

    • Business, Economics & Law
      October 1973

      Verträge zwischen Gliedstaaten im Bundesstaat. Schranken nichthoheitlicher Verwaltung

      Aussprache zu den Berichten in den Verhandlungen der Tagung der deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer zu Köln vom 12. bis 15. Oktober 1960

      by Hans Schneider, Wilfried Schaumann, Walter Mallmann, Karl Zeidler

    • Business, Economics & Law
      October 1973

      Begriff und Wesen des sozialen Rechtsstaates. Die auswärtige Gewalt der Bundesrepublik

      Berichte und Aussprache zu den Berichten in den Verhandlungen der Tagung der deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer zu Bonn am 15. und 16. Oktober 1953

      by Ernst Forsthoff, Otto Bachof, Wilhelm Grewe, Eberhard Menzel

    • Business, Economics & Law
      August 1968

      Das Grundgesetz und die öffentliche Gewalt internationaler Staatengemeinschaften. Der Plan als verwaltungsrechtliches Institut

      Berichte und Aussprache zu den Berichten in den Verhandlungen der Tagung der deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer zu Erlangen vom 7. bis 9. Oktober 1959

      by Georg Erler, Werner Thieme, Max Imboden, Klaus Obermayer

    • Business, Economics & Law
      March 1990

      Das demokratische Prinzip im Grundgesetz. Die Erfüllung von Verwaltungsaufgaben durch Private

      Berichte und Diskussionen auf der Tagung der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer in Speyer am 8. und 9. Oktober 1970

      by Werner von Simson, Martin Kriele, Fritz Ossenbühl, Hans-Ullrich Gallwas

    • Business, Economics & Law
      September 1972

      Grundrechte im Leistungsstaat. Die Dogmatik des Verwaltungsrechts vor den Gegenwartsaufgaben der Verwaltung

      Berichte und Diskussionen auf der Tagung der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer in Regensburg vom 29. September bis 2. Oktober 1971

      by Wolfgang Martens, Peter Häberle, Otto Bachof, Winfried Brohm

    • Business, Economics & Law
      September 1973

      Gemeinschaftsaufgaben im Bundesstaat. Partizipation an Verwaltungsentscheidungen

      Berichte und Diskussionen auf der Tagung der Vereinigung der Deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer in Salzburg vom 4. bis 7. Oktober 1972

      by Jochen A. Frowein, Ingo von Münch, Walter Schmitt-Glaeser, Robert Walter

    • Business, Economics & Law
      August 1995

      Der deutsche Föderalismus. Die Diktatur des Reichspräsidenten

      Verhandlungen der Tagung der deutschen Staatsrechtslehrer zu Jena am 14. und 15. April 1924. Mit Eröffnungsansprache und einer Zusammenfassung der Diskussionsreden

      by Gerhard Anschütz, Karl Bilfinger, Carl Schmitt, Erwin Jacobi

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