Section 12(2) Induction: Module 1 – Overview of the Mental Health Act, key roles and the approval process

by Dr Abdul Raoof and Neena Abraham

 

Published: July 2020

 

This module will form Module 1 of the Section 12(2) Induction course. It will provide:

 

  • an overview of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983

 

  • a history of the MHA 1983

 

  • an outline of the structure of the MHA 1983

 

  • information about the role of a section 12 approved doctor and the other professionals involved.

 

This module will also cover guidance on the application and renewal processes.

 

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Mental Health Act 1983: Criteria for detention by Dr Guy Brookes, Dr Tim Branton and Dr Nick Brindle

 

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Community treatment orders by Dr Guy Brookes, Dr Nick Brindle and Dr Tim Branton

 

Mental health and tribunal law: Part 1 – an introduction by Dr Sanjay Khurmi

 

Mental health and tribunal law: Part 2 – Section 72 of the Mental Health Act by Dr Sanjay Khurmi

 

Human rights and the Human Rights Act 1998 – implications for psychiatrists by Dr Martin Curtice and Dr Richard Symonds

 

 

 

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