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Alexia qualified as a solicitor in 2000 and is a member of Ward Hadaway's healthcare team.


Alexia provides advice a wide range of healthcare law issues including:

  • Queries about the Mental Capacity Act 2005 including:
    • DOLS processes post Cheshire West;
    • Applications to the Court of Protection;
    • Treatment decisions for a patient who lacks capacity
  • Queries about the Mental Health Act 1983
  • Advice on the legal aspects of drafting of serious incident reports
  • Advice on the drafting of responses to complaints
  • Advice on Being Open and the Duty of Candour
  • Advice on continuing care including dealing with complaints by patients not happy with the decision made and the application of the National Framework
  • Advice on the content of and drafting of NHS policies
  • Consent queries for adults, children and young people
  • Queries about access to medical records for both living and deceased patients
  • Patient confidentiality issues

Alexia regularly provides training and seminars to clients on all aspects of healthcare law.

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