National Mental Capacity Forum - Action Days 2020

06 March 2020

Update (16 March 2020): Events cancelled

Unfortunately, due to the Coronavirus outbreak (Covid-19), it has been decided to cancel the Action Day events in Manchester, Cardiff and Bournemouth.

Baroness Finlay (Chair, National Mental Capacity Forum) is considering how best to do the conferences differently and is happy to receive suggestions via the NMCF mailbox (

Original post (06 March 2020)

The National Mental Capacity Forum is hosting three actions days across the country in the coming months and we would like to give you the opportunity to attend. There will be a variety of speakers, discussions and presentations.

These Forum action days will explore the second principle of the Mental Capacity Act supporting a person to make their own decisions. There will be presentations of real life scenarios and keynote speeches from Alex Ruck-Keene (Manchester) and TBC ( Cardiff) and Wayne Martin (Bournemouth), along with group discussions. The events are as follows:

CANCELLED: Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Centre. 1 April, 12:00 – 17:00.

CANCELLED: Cardiff Metropolitan University. 28 April, 13:00 - 17:00.

CANCELLED: Bournemouth University 3 June. 13:00 - 17:00.

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