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Medical education on fitness to drive: a survey of all UK medical schools
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    Re: Fitness to drive assessment and Dementia

    I read the article on the medical education of fitness to drive, and the comments about the assessment of fitness to drive amoung patients with mental illness. I am fresh off completing an audit on driving and dementia, in initial referrals to an old age psychiatry community team. What was clear was that in a few cases, driving wasn't assessed or if it was this was not documented clearly. This is despite a previous audit's...

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    Re: Dr Hawley

    We have carried out a range of studies on medical aspects of fitness to drive. For further information on this see the UK Department for Transport website where our research has been published: http://www.dft.gov.uk/pgr/roadsafety/research/rsrr/theme6/report91/

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    Dr Hawley

    I am undertaking a serious untoward incident investigation relating to a death by dangerous driving involving a mental health service user. Infact two people died. One of the issues I am becoming aware of is the lack of attention to the issue of driving safety in mental health assessments by medical staff and mental health practitioners.

    I am going to purchase your article if I can but have you undertaken any...

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