ISBN-10:
1473912822
ISBN-13:
9781473912823
Pub. Date:
01/25/2017
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Mental Health Law in England and Wales: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 3

Mental Health Law in England and Wales: A Guide for Mental Health Professionals / Edition 3

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Overview

A complete, comprehensive and up-to-date reference guide to the Mental Health Act 1983, as amended by the 2007 Act, for any mental health professional – from social workers and occupational therapists, to GPs and nurses.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781473912823
Publisher: SAGE Publications
Publication date: 01/25/2017
Series: Mental Health in Practice Series
Edition description: Third Edition
Pages: 544
Product dimensions: 6.70(w) x 9.60(h) x 1.20(d)

About the Author

Paul Barber qualified in 1976. Until December 2003 he was a partner at Bevan Ashford Solicitors (now Bevan Brittan) where for many years he led the firm’s NHS Litigation Department, increasingly specialising in the field of Mental Health and Human Rights law. He is now a Consultant to the firm and a freelance trainer and lecturer. He is extensively involved in training Approved Social Workers and lecturing on Section 12 Approval courses for doctors. He also provides training for the Mental Health Act Commission and numerous NHS Trusts and Health Authorities.

Robert Brown is a social worker and a Director of Edge Training and Consultancy Ltd. He provides refresher training for AMHPs and helps to train Section 12 Approved Doctors and Approved Clinicians in South West England and Wales. He provides consultation and supervision services to Cornwall, Guernsey, Hampshire, Jersey and Reading. Rob has published widely in the field of mental health and mental capacity law; co-authoring The Mental Health Capacity Act 2005: a Guide to Practice as well as Mental Health Law in England and Wales. He was a Mental Health Act Commissioner from 1992-2010. Prior to that, Rob worked as a Mental Health Welfare Officer and then an Approved Social Worker with Hampshire County Council. He has been a lecturer at Southampton University, Stirling University and Croydon College. Rob is a Visiting Fellow at Bournemouth University and was a finalist in the British Social Work Awards 2013, Lifetime Achievement category.



Debbie Martin is Unit Leader and lecturer on the new Approved Mental Health Professionals course in South West England. She currently practices as an Approved Mental Health Professional in Wiltshire and has worked as a social worker and mental health manager in Manchester. Debbie also teaches on section 12 Approval courses for doctors and provides training for the Mental Health Act Commission and various NHS Trusts, Health Authorities and Local Authorities.

Table of Contents

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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