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Mental Health Act (Scotland) 2015

… the medical report recommending a patient s continued detention in that hospital but recognise some merit in the …

Published 17 Aug, 2016 | .pdf, 181.1 KB

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Mental Health Act monitoring 2013/2014

… of civil compulsory treatment initiated - Emergency detention by age and gender - EDCs with and without MHO consent by NHS Board - EDCs by pre-detention status and MHO consent to detention - EDCs by time of granting of certificate and MHO …

Published 9 Oct, 2014 | .pdf, 1.1 MB

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Unlawful short term detention and section 291

… a case where an individual was detained under a short-term detention certificate which the Tribunal ruled unlawful. … the certificate. … Advice notes 'Unlawful' Short Term Detention and section Thistle House Haymarket Terrace … a case where an individual was detained under a short-term detention certificate which the Tribunal ruled unlawful There …

Published 13 May, 2013 | .pdf, 163.6 KB

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Cross Border Transfer Legislation, Regulations and Guidance

… Mental Health Cross-border Transfer patients subject to detention requirement or otherwise in hospital Scotland … Mental Health Cross-border Transfer patients subject to detention requirement or otherwise in hospital Scotland … Wales Cross-border Transfer patient subject toother than detention Scotland Regulations Scottish Statutory Instrument …

Published 2 Jun, 2014 | .pdf, 218.2 KB

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Mental Health Act Monitoring Report 2018-19

… treatment New orders at Heath Board level Emergency detention certificates EDCs All short term detention certificates STDCs initiated across Scotland … to detain and patterns in the use of specific forms of detention back to We will publish our findings in these areas …

Published 23 Oct, 2019 | .pdf, 2.9 MB

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The Mental Health Act in General Hospitals

… a patient in hospital What are the criteria for emergency detention Granting an Emergency Detention Certificate Who has the authority to detain How long does a period of emergency detention last What happens if a patient is actively trying …

Published 25 Aug, 2016 | .pdf, 440.2 KB

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Non-compliance with community compulsory treatment orders

… to be detained in hospital When the CTO does not authorise detention in hospital this is commonly known as a community … compliance order section should be used or a short term detention certificate or emergency detention certificate instead It is not appropriate to use a …

Published 5 Feb, 2014 | .pdf, 258.2 KB

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Mental Health Act monitoring data 2017-18

… we have reported on the increase in the use of emergency detention orders Rather than continuing to report an increase … compulsory treatment Explanation of terminology Emergency detention certificates EDCs Short term detention certificates STDCs Compulsory treatment orders CTOs …

Published 18 Dec, 2018 | .pdf, 1.9 MB

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Nurse's power to detain

… ECHR In our monitoring report on the use of emergency detention certificates http www mwcscot org uk media edc … of determining whether the granting of an emergency detention certificate or a short term detention certificate is warranted What that means in …

Published 30 Jul, 2019 | .pdf, 180.9 KB

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Response to Petition PE1741: ‘to urge the Scottish Government to introduce a new law addressing the needs and rights of people with lifelong learning disabilities in Scotland.’

… some of the people in hospital units will be subject to detention under the Mental Health Care and Treatment Scotland … The Act is intended to safeguard a patient s rights where detention is necessary However if detention is only necessary because appropriate services have …

Published 28 Oct, 2019 | .pdf, 55.3 KB