MH13 Part IV and IVA - Mental Health Act 1983 Consent to treatment


Category
Mental Health Act
Code
MH13
Issue No
5

Target Audience

All inpatient staff and Community Mental Health Teams (CMHTs)

Purpose

Policy including procedural guidance for staff relating to treatment of patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983. The document also ensures that staff are up to date with the legislation as amended by the Mental Health Act 2007, which includes treatment of patients subject to supervised community treatment and patients who have advance statements.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Mental Health Act Team Manager
0151 482 7649


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

19 June 2015

Review Date

19 June 2016

Approval Meeting

Mental Health Act Strategy Group (MHASG)

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