Appendix E: Letters of Support and People Consulted for this Project

Application for New Zealand Law Foundation International Research Fellowship

Dr John Adams  Psychiatrist, Associate Dean of Student Affairs, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago 
Sylvia Bell  Former Principal Legal and Policy Advisor, Human Rights Commission 
Marie Bennett  Social Worker, Elder Abuse and Neglect Prevention Service, Age Concern, Otago 
Professor Alastair Campbell  Professor in Medical Ethics and Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics, National University of Singapore 
Justice David Collins QC  High Court Judge 
Louise Collins  National Advisor, Elder Abuse and Neglect Services, Age Concern New Zealand Inc 
Rachael Dewar  Principal, Rachael Dewar Law, Wellington 
Professor Tony Dowell  Department of Primary Health Care and General Practice, University of Otago, Wellington 
Dr Crawford Duncan  Consultant Psychiatrist, Psychiatry of Old Age, Capital & Coast Health DHB 
Dr Katie Elkin  Associate Commissioner, Legal and Strategic Relations, Health and Disability Commission 
Caroline Greaney  Policy Manager, Access to Justice, Ministry of Justice 
Professor Mark Henaghan  Dean, Faculty of Law, University of Otago
Greg Kelly Principal, Greg Kelly Law, Wellington
Dr Susie Lawless GP, Amity Health Centre, Dunedin 
Senior Judge Denzil Lush  Senior Judge, Court of Protection, England and Wales
Dr Alastair Macdonald  Renal Physician, Capital & Coast Health DHB 
Dr Frances Matthews  GP and Lawyer, Dublin, Ireland and Dunedin, New Zealand 
Professor John McMillan Director, Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 
Dr Jennifer Moore  Acting Director, Legal Issues Centre, Faculty of Law, University of Otago 
Memo Musa (via Margaret Barnett-Davidson)  Chief Executive, New Zealand Nurses Organisation 
Professor Michael Parker  Professor of Bioethics and Director of the Ethox Centre, University of Oxford 
Professor Ron Paterson  Ombudsman, former Health and Disability Commissioner 
Professor Paul Rishworth QC  Faculty of Law, University of Auckland 
Judge Lawrence Ryan  Principal Family Court Judge 
Dr Royden Somerville QC  Barristers Chambers, Dunedin 
Dr Sue Walthert  GP, Convenor Professional Development, Dunedin School of Medicine, University of Otago 
Dr G Philip White  GP, Amity Health Centre, Dunedin 
Dr Greg Young  Consultant Psychiatrist, Capital and Coast Health DHB; Clinical Lecturer, Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 


People consulted and/or interviewed for this project
Singapore, United Kingdom and Ireland

Judge Elizabeth Batten  District Judge, Court of Protection 
Marion Bowgen  Manager, Supervision Project, Office of the Public Guardian, London 
Professor Margot Brazier  School of Law, University of Manchester, (together with Nicola Glover-Thomas, Paul Skowron and Laura Pritchard-Jones) 
Victoria Butler-Cole  Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, London 
Professor Alistair Campbell  Professor in Medical Ethics and Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Emeritus Professor Terry Carney  Law School, University of Sydney 
Mr Justice Charles  Vice-President of the Court of Protection, England and Wales 
Helen Clift  Lawyer, Office of the Official Solicitor, London 
Clive Collett  Ethics Guidance and Strategy Manager, Health Research Authority, London 
Dr Michael Dunn  Ethox Centre, Nuffield Department of Population Health, Medical Sciences Division, University of Oxford; member, National Social Care Research Ethics Committee (NSCREC) 
Dr Charles Foster Barrister, Fellow of Green Templeton College, Oxford 
 Dr Tania Gergel  Visiting Research Fellow in Ancient Philosophy (Classics) and Philosophy and Psychiatry (Psychological Medicine) Kings College London 
Lady Brenda Hale  Baroness Hale of Richmond, Deputy President of the Supreme Court of the United Kingdom 
Professor Jonathan Herring  Professor of Law, Exeter College, University of Oxford 
Dr Calvin Wai Loon Ho  Assistant Professor, Centre for Biomedical Ethics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Dr Ruth Horn  Wellcome Trust Research Fellow, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford 
Dr Paul Hutton  Psychologist, School of Health in Social Science, University of Edinburgh 
Janet Ilett Deputy Official Solicitor, London 
Professor Emily Jackson  Department of Law, London School of Economics 
Judge Susan Jackson  District Judge, Court of Protection 
Alex Ruck Keene  Barrister, 39 Essex Chambers, London; Consultant to the Law Commission of England and Wales 
Dr Camillia Kong Professor  Researcher, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford 
Graeme Laurie  Professor of Medical Jurisprudence, JK Mason Institute for Medicine, Life Sciences and the Law, University of Edinburgh 
Professor Penney Lewis  Dickson Poon School of Law and Centre of Medical Law and Ethics, Kings College London 
The Rt Hon Sir David Lloyd- Jones  Chairman of the Law Commission of England and Wales 
Senior Judge Denzil Lush Senior Judge, Court of Protection, England and Wales 
Dr Frances Matthews  GP and Lawyer, Ireland and Dunedin, New Zealand 
Colin McKay  Chief Executive, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland 
Sumytra Menon  Senior Assistant Director, Centre for Biomedical Ethics Yong Loo Lin School of Medicine, National University of Singapore 
Dr Gareth Owen  Consultant Psychiatrist; Clinical Senior Lecturer in Mental Health, Ethics and Law; Wellcome Trust, Senior Research Fellow, Kings College London, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience 
Nicholas Paines QC Commissioner, Law Commission of England and Wales 
Professor Genevra Richardson  Dickson Poon School of Law, Kings College London; Chair of the Expert Committee established by the Department of Health to advise Ministers on the reform of mental health legislation (1999) 
Dr Lucy Series Research Associate, Cardiff Law School, Wales 
Dr Mark Sheehan  Biomedical Research Centre Ethics Fellow, Ethox Centre, University of Oxford, member of the National Research Ethics Advisors Panel (NREAP) 
Tim Spencer-Lane  Lawyer, Public Law team, Law Commission of England and Wales 
Dr Martin Stevens  Chair, National Social Care Research Ethics Committee, England (NSCREC) 
Professor George Szmukler  Professor of Psychiatry and Society Institute, Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience, Kings College London 
Adrian Ward  Solicitor, TC Young, Glasgow; recipient, Scotsman Lifetime Achievement Award at the Scottish Legal Awards in recognition of his contribution to the field of Adult Incapacity Law 
Associate Professor Dominic Wilkinson  Director of Medical Ethics, Oxford Uehiro Centre for Practical Ethics, Consultant Neonatologist, John Radcliffe Hospital, Oxford 

New Zealand

Associate Professor Lynley Anderson  Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 
Dr Jo Baxter  Associate Dean of Māori, University of Otago 
Wayne Campbell  Social Worker and Advanced Clinician, Auckland DHB 
Kay Cunningham  Clinical Psychologist/Neuropsychologist 
Professor John Dawson  Faculty of Law, University of Otago 
Paul Dickey  Senior Advisor, Office for Disability Issues, Ministry of Social Development 
Professor Kate Diesfeld  Faculty of Health and Environmental Sciences, Auckland University of Technology 
David Dunbar Registrar, Medical Council of New Zealand 
Dr Anthony Duncan  Psychiatrist, Capital & Coast DHB, National Advisor to the Intellectual Disability (Compulsory Care and Rehabilitation) Act, Ministry of Health 
Dr Crawford Duncan  Psychiatrist, Psychogeriatric Service, Kenepuru Community Hospital, Capital & Coast DHB 
Gillian Ferguson  Lawyer, Dunedin 
Dr Mark Fisher  Consultant Psychiatrist, Mental Health Services for Older People, Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau DHB 
Paul Gibson Disability Rights Commissioner 
Associate Professor Kris Gledhill  Auckland University of Technology 
Dr Ben Gray  GP, Senior Lecturer, Department of Primary Healthcare and General Practice 
Douglas Hancock  Policy & Advocacy Team Leader, New Zealand Human Rights Commission 
Ellen Hewitt  Statistical advice for survey 
Professor Jo Manning Faculty of Law, University of Auckland 
Christine Maxwell Nurse Practitioner (Mental Health), Southern DHB 
Dr Brigit Mirfin-Veitch  Director, Donald Beasley Institute, University of Otago 
Associate Professor Jing-Bao Nie  Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 
Professor Nicola Peart  Faculty of Law, University of Otago 
Associate Professor Carmelle Peisah  University New South Wales and Sydney University, Old Age Psychiatrist, President Capacity Australia 
Iris Reuvecamp  Lawyer, Wellington 
Dr Gordon Royle  Haematologist and Clinical Researcher, Middlemore Hospital, Counties Manukau DHB 
Emeritus Professor Peter Skegg  Faculty of Law, University of Otago 
Dr Barry Smith  QSM: PhD, Te Rarawa and Ngāti Kahu, Chair of the Health Research Council Ethics Committee 
Dr Jeanne Snelling  Research Fellow Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 
Phil Sunitsch Social Worker, Mental Health Services for Older People, Southern DHB 
Dr Cordelia Thomas  Associate Commissioner Investigations, Office of the Health and Disability Commissioner 
Dr Jesse Wall Faculty of Law, University of Otago 
Justice Joseph Williams  High Court Judge 
Dr Greg Young  Consultant Psychiatrist, Capital & Coast DHB, Clinical Lecturer Bioethics Centre, University of Otago 


Survey of doctors and feedback on draft Toolkit for Assessing Capacity

The following people either contributed to the survey of doctors and/or gave feedback on the draft toolkit:

Associate Professor Lynley Anderson, Dr Jo Baxter, Dr Jane Casey, Dr Gary Cheung, Dr Kay Cunningham, Dr Lorraine Davison, Professor John Dawson, Professor Tony Dowell, Dr Anthony Duncan, Dr Crawford Duncan, Dr Lucy Fergus, Dr Mark Fisher, Dr Yvonne Fullerton, Professor Grant Gillett, Dr John Gommans, Dr Ben Gray, Dr Roger Harris, Dr Paul Hendy, Ellen Hewitt, Dr Sisra Jayathissa, Alex Ruck Keene, Dr Jenny Keightley, Dr David Maplesdon, Professor John McMillan, Denal Meihana, Dr Maha Naguib, Dr Giles Newton-Howes, Dr Gareth Owen, Associate Professor Carmelle Peisah, Dr Neil Pickering, Dr Elaine Plesner, Iris Reuvecamp, Dr Anel Reyneke, Dr Geoff Robinson, Professor Chris Ryan, Dr Scott Schalk du Toit, Dr Jeanne Snelling, Dr Tim Stokes, Professor George Szmukler, Deanne Wong,Dr Greg Young; and the respondents to the survey who are doctors at Hawkes’ Bay, Wellington and Hutt hospitals and general practitioners all over New Zealand.

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