Richard Griffith

Summary

Affiliation: University of Wales
Country: UK

Publications

  1. ncbi Accountability and drug administration in community care
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 8:65-9. 2003
  2. ncbi Mental Capacity Act 2005: advanced decisions to refuse treatment
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:391-4. 2008
  3. ncbi Restraint and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:487-9. 2008
  4. ncbi District nurses' use of social networking sites: caution required
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:455-7. 2011
  5. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults 1: Capacity and best interest
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 11:119-25. 2006
  6. ncbi Protecting children: the role of the law 2. Legal powers to safeguard children
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:175-80. 2007
  7. ncbi Medicines law overhaul with Human Medicines Regulations 2012
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:445-7. 2012
  8. ncbi Giving the 'flu vaccine: the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in practice
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:433-7. 2008
  9. ncbi Mental capacity Act 2005: assessing decision-making capacity
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:284-8. 2008
  10. ncbi Determining a patient's best interests
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:250-3. 2011

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  1. ncbi Accountability and drug administration in community care
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 8:65-9. 2003
    ..It further considers the consequences for primary care staff of the inappropriate use of widespread practices such as tablet crushing and covert administration of medicine...
  2. ncbi Mental Capacity Act 2005: advanced decisions to refuse treatment
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:391-4. 2008
    In the fourth of a series of articles on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah consider the impact on district nurse practice of the introduction of advanced decisions refusing treatment that will allow a ..
  3. ncbi Restraint and the Mental Capacity Act 2005
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:487-9. 2008
    In their latest article on Mental Capacity Act 2005 and district nurse practice, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the requirements for the lawful use of restraint and examine when an action may lead to a deprivation of liberty ..
  4. ncbi District nurses' use of social networking sites: caution required
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:455-7. 2011
    ..In this article, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review your accountability, as it applies to your online presence, and discuss the Nursing ..
  5. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults 1: Capacity and best interest
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 11:119-25. 2006
    ..On her last visit, Jane refused to allow Mary to remove the dressing on her leg and treat the ulcer, which has become infected. Mary is concerned that Jane's wound needs to be treated to prevent further complications...
  6. ncbi Protecting children: the role of the law 2. Legal powers to safeguard children
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:175-80. 2007
    ..This month Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the legal powers available under the Act that enable the proper authorities to ..
  7. ncbi Medicines law overhaul with Human Medicines Regulations 2012
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:445-7. 2012
    ....
  8. ncbi Giving the 'flu vaccine: the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in practice
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:433-7. 2008
    ..The Mental Capacity Act, 2005 is used as a framework to explain to the practitioner where they stand legally in such situation and how to work safely and competently within the law...
  9. ncbi Mental capacity Act 2005: assessing decision-making capacity
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:284-8. 2008
    In last month's article on the Mental Capacity Act 2005 Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah outlined the statutory principles and key powers that underpin the Act...
  10. ncbi Determining a patient's best interests
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:250-3. 2011
    ..This article discusses how district nurses should approach the assessment and determination of best interests to meet the requirements of the law...
  11. ncbi The issue of consent and children: who decides?
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:298-301. 2004
  12. ncbi Compulsory removal from home under the National Assistance Act 1948
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:494-7. 2006
    ....
  13. ncbi A district nurses' guide to disability discrimination law: part 1
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:37-42. 2007
    ..In the first of two articles on disability discrimination, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the requirements that need to be fulfilled in order to meet the definition of ..
  14. ncbi Understanding confidentiality and disclosure of patient information
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:530-4. 2007
    ..In this article Richard Griffith outlines the extent of the district nurses duty of confidence and considers when sharing patient information ..
  15. ncbi Court appearance 2: Presenting oral evidence in court
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 9:34-6. 2004
    ..Last month Mary prepared for her appearance by looking at the structure and rules of the court. She also considered the criteria that had to be satisfied before magistrates could grant an order...
  16. ncbi Court appearance 1: the English and Welsh court system
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 8:554-6. 2003
  17. ncbi Generosity or stealing? When accepting a gift can be theft
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 8:512-4. 2003
  18. ncbi The Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003: an overview for district nurses
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 14:86-9. 2009
    ..FGM is internationally recognized as a violation of one's human rights (World Health Organisation, 2008). In the UK it is a procedure outlawed by the Female Genital Mutilation Act 2003...
  19. ncbi A guideline for managing medication related dysphagia
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:426-9. 2007
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah describe how the guideline will assist medication management and protect district nurses ..
  20. ncbi Assessing children's competence to consent to treatment
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:87-90. 2012
    ..In this article, the authors consider the requirements for Gillick competence, and highlight the factors district nurses must consider when determining whether a child is competent to give consent to treatment...
  21. ncbi Health and safety at work: a guide for district nurses
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:77-80. 2010
    ..Breaching a requirement of health and safety law is a criminal offence so it is essential that district nurses are able to fulfil their duty and so avoid prosecution...
  22. ncbi Consent to care: patients who demand or refuse treatment
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:139-42. 2012
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah consider the legal and professional obligations of district nurses faced with patients who ..
  23. ncbi Legal basis for standards of driving with diabetes
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea Univerasity
    Br J Community Nurs 16:19-22. 2011
    ..This article considers the legal basis for the medical standards for driving imposed on individuals with diabetes and sets out the likely consequences of failing to comply with those standards...
  24. ncbi Access to health records: the rights of the patient
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:344-7. 2010
    ..This article considers the requirements for requesting and granting access to a patient to view and obtain a copy of their health record...
  25. ncbi Human rights and district nursing practice
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 10:86-91. 2005
    ..The fundamental nature of the rights demand that district nurses must inform their practice with a clear understanding of the main provisions of the Act and how they apply to health care...
  26. ncbi A district nurse's guide to the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:40-3. 2009
    ..To do this effectively district nurses must be aware of the provisions of the Forced Marriage (Civil Protection) Act 2007...
  27. ncbi Maintaining professional boundaries: keep your distance
    Richard Griffith
    School of Heathcare, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 18:43-6. 2013
    ..The article outlines the scope of the nurse-patient relationship, what activity is considered to be outside the professional and considers the consequences for community nurses if they are found to have breached a professional boundary...
  28. ncbi Protection of Freedoms Act 2012: safeguarding vulnerable groups
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:393-6. 2012
    ..article on changes to the law protecting vulnerable adults from harm by health and social care professionals, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discussed changes to be made to Criminal Records Bureau checks...
  29. ncbi The protection of vulnerable adults
    Richard Griffith
    Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:262-6. 2009
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the incidence and forms of abuse against the vulnerable and go on to consider the ..
  30. ncbi Legal regulation of clinical waste in the community
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 11:33-7. 2006
    ..This article describes how the health and safety, waste and carriage legislation governs how district nurses handle clinical and hazardous waste in the community...
  31. ncbi Prescribing and administering unlicensed medicines
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:232-5. 2010
    ..These changes include the right to mix medicinal products so that they can be administered together as a single dose in, for example, a syringe driver...
  32. ncbi Compensation for psychiatric injury: evolution of a law of nervous shock
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:396-401. 2006
    ..In this article Richard Griffith outlines the development of the law in relation to psychiatric injury--historically called "nervous shock"--..
  33. ncbi Proposals for legal reform in the coronial process 3
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:183-6. 2008
    In the final article reviewing the role and function of the coronial service Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah consider the proposals for reforming the system to take account of the recommendations of the Shipman Inquiry and the Bristol ..
  34. ncbi Understanding the Safeguarding Vulnerable Groups Act 2006
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:309-13. 2009
    ..This will enable them to better understand their legal duties, in order to protect themselves from liability and to protect their patients from abuse...
  35. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults. 3: Protection, guardians and advocates
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:214-21. 2006
    ..When the police confirm that there is insufficient evidence to prosecute the son, the care team wonder if the provisions of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 can be used to protect the patient...
  36. ncbi Need to know: consent and the nurse's duty to warn of risk
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:35-7. 2012
    ..The article discusses whether patients are entitled to full and honest answers to their questions about risks, and whether district nurses can lie to anxious patients about the risks of treatment...
  37. ncbi The law and grievance resolution in the workplace: a guide for DNs
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 14:213-6. 2009
    ..It is, therefore, important that district nurses are aware of the new law, the Code and their rights in the event of a grievance at work...
  38. ncbi Childhood immunization: public health or parental choice?
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 9:379-82. 2004
  39. ncbi Shared decision-making: nurses must respect autonomy over paternalism
    Richard Grffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:303-6. 2013
    ..In this article, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah argue that for 'no decision about me, without me' to be a reality, district nurses must ..
  40. ncbi Guarding against discriminatory treatment decisions
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:513-5. 2013
    ..Although withdrawing the medication would make caring for the patient less challenging, the district nurse assesses the legal obligations that must be considered before this decision can be considered lawful...
  41. ncbi Court-ordered immunisations: a review of the issues
    Richard Grifith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:545-7. 2013
    ..This article reviews the involvement and approach of the courts in cases of hotly disputed immunisation and argues that going to litigation and obtaining a court order is no guarantee that the vaccination will be given to the child...
  42. ncbi Good handwriting: a vital element of a district nurse's duty of care
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:352, 354-5. 2013
    ..In this article the author considers the duty of district nurses to write clearly and highlights the financial and human cost of poor handwriting...
  43. ncbi When to allow or deny adult access to children's health records
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:148-51. 2013
    ..In this article the author sets out the requirements for a subject access request and why community nurses and specialist practitioners must proceed with caution when a request is received in respect of a child from the age of 12 years...
  44. ncbi Assessing capacity to consent to sexual relations: a guide for nurses
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:198-201. 2013
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review the case law in relation to the capacity to consent to sexual activity...
  45. ncbi Deprivation of liberty: the Mental Health Act or the Mental Capacity Act?
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:640-3. 2012
    ..It goes on to highlight the primacy of the Mental Health Act (1983) when a deprivation of liberty is necessary to treat a mental disorder in hospital or care home...
  46. ncbi District nurse clinics: accountability and practice
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 18:94-7. 2013
    ..This article discusses some of the key areas of accountability underpinning the duty of care of district nurses working in nurse-led clinics...
  47. ncbi Identifying a deprivation of liberty: a guide for community nurses
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 17:548-52. 2012
    ....
  48. ncbi The Bribery Act 2010: an overview for district nurses
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:498-500. 2012
    ..This article considers the implications of the Bribery Act 2010 on district nurse practice and the implications of failing to meet its provisions...
  49. ncbi Changes to criminal records checks used to safeguard vulnerable patients
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:341-4. 2012
    ..In the first of two articles on the Protection of Freedoms Act 2012, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the current framework for disclosing criminal records and the impact of the ..
  50. ncbi Further legal protection needed for nurses who report poor practice?
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:287-90. 2012
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review the law protecting whistleblowers, and discusses ways in which district nurses who ..
  51. ncbi Extension of controlled drug prescribing rights to independent prescribers
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 17:235-8. 2012
    ..from November (Griffith and Tengnah, 2011) setting out the limits on prescribing controlled drugs by NMPs, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah discuss the changes introduced by the Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No...
  52. ncbi Legal issues surrounding consent and capacity: the key to autonomy
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:611-4. 2011
    ..In the first of a series of articles on the principles of patient consent Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah outline the elements of a valid consent and how important obtaining consent is to the ..
  53. ncbi Regulation of herbal medicines
    Richard Griffith
    School od Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:445-8. 2010
    ..This article considers the proposals for the reform of herbal medicines and professional and legal implications for district nurses who use complementary and alternative medicine in their practice...
  54. ncbi The influence of human rights on district nurse practice
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 14:448-52. 2009
    ..This article reflects on the Human Rights Act 1998's influence on district nurse practice...
  55. ncbi Prescription of controlled drugs by non-medical prescribers
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:558-62. 2011
    ..This article sets out the limitations on an independent nurse prescriber's right to prescribe controlled drugs under current legislation...
  56. ncbi Informing patients of risks inherent in treatment
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:487-9. 2009
    ..It discusses how the law requires a different level of disclosure for patients who ask no questions about risks, those who make general enquiries about risks and those who ask specific questions about the risks inherent in treatment...
  57. ncbi Alternatives to prescriptions for the supply and administration of POMs
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:128-31. 2009
    ..This article outlines the legal requirements for a valid prescription, PSD and PGD...
  58. ncbi Protecting vulnerable adults from abuse: a case study
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:342-5. 2004
  59. ncbi The Health and Social Care Act 2008
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swanson University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:598-602. 2010
    ..This article outlines how the provisions of the Health and Social Care Act 2008 aim to address this need to further regulate quality and safety standards in health and social care...
  60. ncbi Looking at the extent of fraud within the NHS
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 16:507-10. 2011
    ..In this article, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah outline what constitutes fraud and the measures taken by the NHS to counter fraudulent ..
  61. ncbi Consent to organ donation part 1: the current arrangements
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:544-7. 2009
    ..In the first of a short series of articles the current arrangements for consenting to the donation of organs are considered...
  62. ncbi Principles of good evidence giving
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:542-4, 546. 2010
    ..The process is still largely adversarial and cross examination is a hostile experience. This article highlights the principles of good evidence...
  63. ncbi Preparing for future incapacity
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:386-90. 2010
    ..These provisions will ensure that the wishes of the patient are respected without the need to go to court and so avoid delay...
  64. ncbi Flexible working requests and the law: a guide for district nurses
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:293-6. 2010
    ..Where the request is refused an appeal can be made to an employment tribunal and further action can be considered on the grounds of discrimination...
  65. ncbi The Equality Bill - simplifying and strengthening anti-discrimination
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:189-92. 2010
    Last month Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah considered how current discrimination law affects district nurse practice...
  66. ncbi Whistleblowing and the law
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 16:142-5. 2011
    ....
  67. ncbi Adoption law: a district nurse's guide
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 16:196-9. 2011
    ..It is essential that district nurses have a working understanding of the guidance and provisions of the Adoption and Children Act 2002 to confidently advise others about adoption and clarify any issues raised...
  68. ncbi Equality and anti-discrimination legislation in health care
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:130-4. 2010
    ..It is essential that nurses working in the community are aware of these rules and that they fulfil their duty under the NHS constitution, the law and their code of conduct...
  69. ncbi Modernizing public health law: protection and enforcement
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 16:402-5. 2011
    ..Health professionals, including district nurses, need to be aware of the health protection powers. This will enable them to take appropriate decisions in cases where voluntary measures to protect health are not possible...
  70. ncbi Consent to organ donation part 2: alternative modes of consent
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 15:33-6. 2010
    In the December 2009 issue of British Journal of Community Nursing Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah reviewed the system of consent for non-beating heart organ donation at the centre of the Human Tissue Act 2004...
  71. ncbi The swine flu, advice giving and the reporting of adverse drug reactions
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:405-9. 2009
    ....
  72. ncbi The right to refuse life-saving treatment: who decides?
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 8:455-7. 2003
    ..Alison is concerned that Nigel will die without treatment, but also worries that to force treatment would be unlawful...
  73. ncbi The law and accountability in district nursing practice
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 10:339-43. 2005
    ..In this article, the authors encourage you to reflect on your accountability and evaluate how the law imposes standards of practice and behaviour to protect the public and the patients in your care...
  74. ncbi Wills and the district nurse: the importance of caution
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 10:387-91. 2005
    ..Julie does not want to get involved but feels pressurized by John into signing and witnessing the will. John dies a week later. Julie is notified that the will is being contested by Sarah...
  75. ncbi Public health 2: Criminal liability for spreading disease
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 10:475-8. 2005
    ..This month's article considers whether those who act recklessly and put others at risk of infection should be held criminally liable and prosecuted for their actions...
  76. ncbi Public health 1: controlling infectious disease--the role of the law
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 10:431-5. 2005
    ..She wonders if the law could be used to protect public health and force John to complete a course of treatment and stay away from his herd...
  77. ncbi Advising patients with medication-related dysphagia: caution required
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 10:528-31. 2005
  78. ncbi Protecting vulnerable adults and children from sexual abuse
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 11:72-7. 2006
    ..Child and vulnerable adult protection is an integral part of a district nurse's role so it is essential that you are aware of the key provisions of the 2003 Act in order that you may recognize and report unlawful sexual activity...
  79. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults. 2: Advanced decisions refusing care
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:162-6. 2006
    In the second article focussing on the provisions of the new Mental Capacity Act 2005, Richard Griffith considers the impact on district nurse practice of advanced decisions refusing health care, that will allow a person to refuse even ..
  80. ncbi Domestic abuse: protection, intervention and the role of the law
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 10:270-6. 2005
    ..Sister Abbot wonders if she should get involved and if there were any legal measures the patient could take to protect herself from abuse...
  81. ncbi Community powers under the Mental Health Act: care or control?
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 10:236-42. 2005
    ....
  82. ncbi Keeping secrets: confidentiality and the community nurse
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:168-71. 2004
  83. ncbi Immunisation and the law: compulsion or parental choice?
    Richard Griffith
    University of Wales, Swansea
    Nurs Stand 18:39-41. 2003
    ..It also discusses how the courts approach an application for childhood vaccination against the wishes of a parent and the implications for nursing practice of that approach...
  84. ncbi Manual handling and the lawfulness of no-lift policies
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, University of Wales, Swansea
    Nurs Stand 18:39-43. 2004
    ..This article considers the law's approach to balancing the opposing needs of nurses' and patients' health needs...
  85. ncbi Putting the record straight: the importance of documentation
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:122-5. 2004
    ..The Nursing and Midwifery Council (NMC) found the nurse had systematically neglected a basic and crucial duty to keep proper records for the management of patient care...
  86. ncbi Legal requirements for safe handling in community care
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 9:211-5. 2004
    ..Andrea would like to refuse to manually lift the patient but decides to check the legal position first...
  87. ncbi The law of negligence and community nursing: a case study
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Sciences, University of Wales, Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:257-9. 2004
  88. ncbi Giving the influenza jab: a review of the law
    Richard Griffiths
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:442-5. 2004
    ..The residents and their families are now threatening legal action...
  89. ncbi Living wills, duty of care and the right to treatment
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea, Wales, UK
    Br J Community Nurs 9:488-91. 2004
    ..Agnes has never seen a living will where a patient demands a right to treatment and wonders whether such a document is lawful and binding on her...
  90. ncbi An introduction to the law of death and the body as property
    Richard Griffith
    Centre for Philosophy, Law and Healthcare, University of Wales Swansea
    Br J Community Nurs 9:535-9. 2004
  91. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults 4: participation in research
    Richard Griffin
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:261-5. 2006
    In the final article on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Richard Griffith discusses the safeguards in place to protect incapable persons who may be the subject of a research study or clinical trial...
  92. ncbi Making decisions for incapable adults: the Scottish law
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:308-13. 2006
    ..structure with the implementation of the Mental Capacity Act 2005 in Spring 2007 (see last month's article) Richard Griffith outlines how the law in Scotland meets the needs of adults with incapacity through the Adults with Incapacity ..
  93. ncbi Controlled drugs and the principle of double effect
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 11:352, 354-7. 2006
    ..In this article Richard Griffith outlines the changes to the law relating to controlled drugs and calls for a clarification of the principle ..
  94. ncbi Legal requirements for conducting clinical trials
    Richard Grffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:41-2, 44-6. 2008
    ..In this article Richard Griffith discusses the legal framework that regulates clinical trials in the United Kingdom.
  95. ncbi The role of the district nurse when involved in the coronial process
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:93-7. 2008
    ..In a series of articles Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review the role of the coroner and consider the impact of reform on district nurse practice...
  96. ncbi The role of the district in the coronial process: the inquest 2
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:138-41. 2008
    ..In this way you will be better prepared to fulfil your role as a witness and contribute effectively to the coronial process...
  97. ncbi Assisted suicide: increased support for a change in the law
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 14:356-62. 2009
    ..In this article Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah review the current stance of the law on assisted dying and discuss laws that allow ..
  98. ncbi Mental Capacity Act 2005: statutory principles and key concepts
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:233-7. 2008
    ..In the first article of a series focusing on how the Mental Capacity Act 2005 applies to district nurse practice, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah consider the principles and key concepts underpinning the Act.
  99. ncbi Deprivation of liberty safeguards
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:532-7. 2008
    ..District nurses will have such patients on their case loads and will need to be aware of the requirements that are due to come into force in April 2009...
  100. ncbi Mental capacity act 2005: lasting powers of attorney
    Richard Griffith
    Health Law, School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 13:577-81. 2008
    In their final article on the Mental Capacity Act 2005, Richard Griffith and Cassam Tengnah consider the impact on district nurse practice of Lasting Powers of Attorney that allow a person to appoint one or more people to make decisions ..
  101. ncbi Role of the law in ensuring work related road safety
    Richard Griffith
    School of Health Science, Swansea University
    Br J Community Nurs 12:574, 576-8. 2007
    ..Failing to comply could result in prosecution by the police and health and safety executive...