Statement on advance care planning during the COVID-19 pandemic

The statement reiterates that any decisions about advance care planning must be made on an individual, not group, basis.

From the Chief Executives and Registrars of the Nursing and Midwifery Council and the General Medical Council.

We know from people using services, patients, registrants and media reports that there are instances where advance care plans, including those with or without ‘do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation’ (DNACPR) forms, have been applied to groups of people in response to the Covid-19 pandemic...

To read the full statement from the GMC and NMC, please click here.

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