In relation to England, when considering making an application or considering giving a medical recommendation in respect of a patient, an assessor1 has a potential conflict of interest for professional reasons if the assessor:
(1) directs the work of, or employs, the patient or one of the other assessors making that consideration2; or
(2) is a member of a team organised to work together for clinical purposes on a routine basis and the patient is a member of the same team or the other two assessors are members of the same team3.
Where the patient's nearest relative is making an
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