MH3 Admission to Hospital under Part II of the Mental Health Act 1983 and Mental Capacity Act 2005 Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards


Category
Mental Health Act
Code
MH3
Issue No
5

Target Audience

All Clinical Staff

Purpose

To provide information regarding the procedures required to be followed, in accordance with the Mental Health Act 1983, for lawful admission to hospital under Part II of the Act - sections 2, 3 and 4.

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Mental Health Act Team Manager
0151 357 7631


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

17 June 2015

Review Date

16 June 2016

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee (PSESC)

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