Legal Evidence Re Service User
Samantha Kerr made this Freedom of Information request to Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service
Dear Children and Family Court Advisory Support Service,
In law which opinion constitutes evidence of a service user: a G.P or an FCA
1.in law and in your policies and procedures which is more valid in law:
A G.P’s medical Professional opinion or an FCA’s view ?
2. In law & in line with Cafcass policies & procedures can a FCA “out rule or over ride” a G.P’s medical opinion ?
3. In law and in Cafcass policies and procedures who’s opinion in law is more valid: a G.P who’s data holds substantial medical records or an FCA who’s views are not medically evidenced ?
Dear Ms Kerr,
Thank you for your email.
Please accept this as formal acknowledgement of your Freedom of
Information request which was received by Cafcass on 04 December 2018.
Your reference number is CAF18-146.
We aim to respond to your promptly, and at the latest 20 working days from
receipt of your request. You will therefore receive a response on or
before 03 January 2019.
Governance Team | Cafcass
* [CAFCASS request email] | ü www.cafcass.gov.uk