MH16 Section 135 and Section 136 Mental Health Act 1983 Police arrest in public place


Category
Mental Health Act
Code
MH16
Issue No
4

Target Audience

Approved Mental Health Professionals, psychiatrists, A&E staff, Mental Health nursing staff – outside agencies, i.e. police

Purpose

For use as guidance/procedure to Trustwide staff, Acute Hospital staff & Police authorities in the use of section 136

Origin

Lead executive
Chief Operating Officer

Author and contact number
Mental Health Act Lead Officer
0151 482 7649


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

19 June 2015

Review Date

19 June 2016

Approval Meeting

Clinical Standards Sub Committee (CSSC)

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