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Psychiatric Assessment in this Covid 19 World

March 27, 2020

Most of us have had little experience of doing interviews remotely. The present situation is potentially dangerous for us, our staff and the claimants. Despite distancing, hygiene, warnings about not coming if unwell nevertheless, there is a risk. Fortunately we work in an area of medicine where hands-on assessment is not required. Last week I made the decision for my safety, the safety of my staff and the claimants to do interviews remotely. The obvious choices are Skype, Zoom and […]

The Guide to Civil Pyschiatric Assessment

by Michael Epstein