Module introduction

Learning outcomes:


By the end of this module, we hope you will be able to:


  • understand your legal responsibilities and the role of a medical expert


  • know what to expect from legal instructions and when to challenge them


  • know the key components of a good quality report


  • understand the role and scope of a psychiatric opinion in asylum cases


  • be able to address specific issues in asylum cases.



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