We produce a range of publications, for professionals, people with mental ill health and families/carers. You can download them from our website. We have copies of some materials – contact us to enquire.
Out of NHS area placements
7 Sep, 2023 | .pdf, 2.3 MB
This report examined placements of people from Scotland with mental ill health or learning disability outwith their NHS health board area.
Cross-border transfers, cross-border absconding and cross-border visits under mental health law
18 Jun, 2021 | .pdf, 1.1 MB
A guidance factsheet for practitioners on legislation and regulations relating to cross border issues.
Transfers and section 47 of the Adults with Incapacity Act
6 Aug, 2020 | .pdf, 878.2 KB
A reminder about transfers to hospital under the Adults with Incapacity Act.
Response to Consultation on Cross Border Transfers and Absconding Patients
10 Oct, 2016 | .pdf, 35.4 KB
The Mental Welfare Commission's response to the Scottish Government's consultation on changes in regulations related to cross border transfers and absconding patients as a result of provisions in the 2015 Act.