Homepage Publications


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.


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.


Cross Border Transfer Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

2 Jun, 2014 | .pdf, 218.2 KB

A guidance factsheet for practitioners on legislation and regulations relating to cross border issues.


Transfers and section 47 of the Adults with Incapacity Act

7 Aug, 2013 | .pdf, 162.6 KB

A reminder about transfers to hospital under the Adults with Incapacity Act.