National NHS Continuing Healthcare Information and Advice Service (Beacon)

Beacon has been commissioned to provide an information and advice service across England. Information and advice is accessible in the form of free and comprehensive written guidance, and individuals are also able to access up to 90 minutes of free advice with a trained NHS continuing healthcare adviser.

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Mental Capacity Act (MCA) Directory
6th July 2016 | Source: social care institute for excellence

The MCA Directory helps to raise awareness about the MCA, including the Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards. You will find useful information and various tools to help understand or implement it.

Advice and information – useful links for patients and carers
13th October 2015 | Source: National End of Life Care Intelligence Network

If you are a patient, carer, or concerned about end of life care, there are a number of organisations that provide expert advice and information. You can find a useful list of these below at this site.

The website is not designed to give medical advice, but rather to give information on a wide range of topics to health and social care staff, no matter where they work. Find out more