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Role and duties of mental health nurses in tribunals

10 December 2015

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

This article aims to update mental health nurses about recent changes in mental health tribunal rules and practice directions, and highlights specific information...

Responsibilities in giving evidence to mental health tribunals

01 September 2013

Mental Health Practice

Art & Science

Practitioners do not usually receive training on how to give evidence at mental health tribunals, but a nurse’s report to the tribunal needs to be full, accurate and...

The nurse’s role in mental health review tribunals

01 October 2000

Mental Health Practice


Under Section 132 of the Mental Health Act (MHA) 1983 (Department of Health 1983), all detained patients must be given specific information relating to their...