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Emergency Care & Treatment Plan (ECTP) consultation

A consultation has been launched on the draft Emergency Care and Treatment Plan and associated documents.

The purpose of the ECTP is to record a summary of decisions about what care and treatment a person would (or would not) want to receive if their health deteriorates and they are unable to make those choices at the time. The decisions recorded on the form should provide immediate information to guide health professionals in an emergency.

It aims to ensure that each individual receives the best possible treatment for their specific situation in any setting (e.g. their home, nursing home, hospital, hospice, or during an ambulance journey). This consultation gives you the opportunity to give your views.

The consultation ends on Monday 29 February, and can be accessed here: ECTP Consultation