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The internet resource on mental health law in England & Wales, primarily for mental health practitioners, to which anyone can contribute. From April 2006 to September 2010 this website was called Wiki Mental Health.

Recent updates on website

For further details of the items below, and for further updates, see the Updates page:

  • 25/09/14 (1): Upper Tribunal decision. HK v Llanarth Court Hospital (2014) UKUT 410 (AAC), (2014) MHLO 95 — (1) Guidance for tribunals on writing reasons. (2) First-tier Tribunal decision set aside for inadequate reasons. (Summary to follow.)

  • 14/09/14 (1): CPD scheme. The CPD questionnaire for August 2014 is now available. Obtain 12 accredited CPD points online for £60. See CPD scheme

  • 13/09/14 (1): CPD scheme. The CPD questionnaire for July 2014 is now available. Obtain 12 accredited CPD points online for £60. See CPD scheme

  • 12/09/14 (1): List of firms awarded mental health Legal Aid contracts. Legal Aid Agency, 'Online publication of tender outcomes' (11/9/14) and Legal Aid Agency, 'Mental Health Services from August 2014: Tender Outcome Guidance: Contracted providers by 01/08/2014' (dated August 2014). A list of community care firms is also available. See Legal Aid

  • 09/09/14 (1): Deputyship case. DG v Peter (2014) EWCOP 31, (2014) MHLO 94 — Contested application for the appointment of a deputy for property and affairs.

  • 08/09/14 (1): Job advert. Abbotstone Law based in Dulwich, South London are seeking consultant mental health panel members in the South & South East, the South West, and Midlands & East. For full details see Job adverts

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