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Webinar: Best Interests Decisions – Supporting Primary Care in Difficult Times

Took place: 21 January 2021

The National Mental Capacity Forum held its 7th ‘Rapid Response’ webinar.

The webinar focused on best interests decision-making in primary care settings during the pandemic.

This webinar was chaired by Baroness Ilora Finlay and hosted by the Autonomy Project at the University of Essex.

Chair: Baroness Ilora Finlay (Chair of the National Mental Capacity Forum)

Technical host: Prof Wayne Martin

Panelists included:

  • Dr Karen Chumbley, GP, Lead for End of Life Care, North East Essex Health and Wellbeing Alliance
  • Alex Ruck Keene, 39 Essex Chambers
  • Dr Tim Ballard, GP, Care Quality Commission
  • Dr Bryony Kendall, GP, Aintree Primary Care Network
  • Dr Elisabeth Alton, Named GP, East Riding and N.Lincs CCGs