During the different phases of the COVID-19, health and social care professionals have had to make many difficult and far reaching decisions. These decisions continue to challenge professionals every day and will do for the foreseeable future.
Whilst the Coronavirus Act 2020 and the Public Health Act 1984 provide the legal framework around the control of the pandemic, this legislation often contrasts and conflicts with the Human Rights Act 1998 and the Equality Act 2010. Health and social care professionals must comply with and balance all of this legislation.
In order to assist practitioners to make decisions lawfully and ethically, and to feel more confident in their decision-making, we have created a new intensive short course focusing on the impact of and lessons learnt from COVID-19, and the way forward.