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Mental Health Law in England and Wales
A Guide for Mental Health Professionals

Fourth Edition


November 2019 | 600 pages | Learning Matters

 
Chapter 1: Background to the Mental Health Act 2007
 
Chapter 2: Who operates the Act?
 
Chapter 3: The Codes of Practice and the Reference Guide
 
Chapter 4: Mental disorder and the availability of appropriate medical treatment
 
Chapter 5: Civil admission and compulsion in hospital
 
Chapter 6: Civil compulsion in the community
 
Chapter 7: Mentally disordered offenders
 
Chapter 8: Medical treatment under the Mental Health Act
 
Chapter 9: The Mental Capacity Act 2005
 
Chapter 10: The interface between the Mental Health Act and the Mental Capacity Act
 
Chapter 11: The deprivation of liberty safeguards
 
Chapter 12: Tribunals
 
Chapter 13: Hospital managers
 
Chapter 14: The nearest relative
 
Chapter 15: The Care Quality Commission (England) and the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales
 
Chapter 16: Independent mental health advocates
 
Chapter 17: Human Rights Act implications
 
Chapter 18: Children and young persons
 
Appendix 1: Mental Health Act 1983
 
Appendix 2A: The Tribunal Procedure (First-tier Tribunal) (Healthm Education and Social Care Chamber) Rules 2008 (SI 2008/2699)
 
Appendix 2B: Practice Direction First-tier Tribunal (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Statements and Reports in Mental Health Cases
 
Appendix 2C: The Mental Health Review Tribunal for Wales Rules 2008
 
Appendix 3A: The Mental Health Regulations: MENTAL HEALTH (ENGLAND) Statutory Instrument No. 1184 2008
 
Appendix 3B: The Mental Health Regulations: MENTAL HEALTH (WALES) Statutory Instrument No. 2439 (W. 212) 2008
 
Appendix 4: The Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 (Consequential Provisions) Order 2005 (SI 2005/2078)
 
Appendix 5: The Human Rights Act 1998
 
Appendix 6: Case Law
 
Appendix 7: Conversion Chart for Forms used in Wales and England
 
Appendix 8: Transfer of Patients between jurisdictions
 
Appendix 9: Approved Clinician Competences
 
Appendix 10A: The Mental Health Regulations: MENTAL HEALTH (CONFLICTS OF INTEREST) (ENGLAND) REGULATIONS 2008 (Statutory Instrument No. 1205 2008)
 
Appendix 10B: The Mental Health Regulations: MENTAL HEALTH (CONFLICTS OF INTEREST) (WALES) REGULATIONS 2008 (Statutory Instrument No. 2440 (W. 213) 2008)
 
Appendix 11: Mental Health Act 1983 (PLACES OF SAFETY) Regulations 2017

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