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Mental Health Law Online

The internet resource on mental health law, and mental capacity law, for England & Wales.

From April 2006 to September 2010 this website was called Wiki Mental Health. You can read a review of the site here.


For further details of the items below, and for further updates, see the Updates page:
  • 03/03/15 (1): Event. Edge Training are running a DOLS Assessors Conference on Thursday 12/3/15 in London. The conference may be used as part of the annual refresher training for either BIAs or Ment...
  • 23/02/15 (1): MHLO Annual Review 2014 now available. Each year an Annual Review is published, which contains all news items, arranged thematically, which were added to Mental Health Law Online duri...
  • 15/02/15 (1): Website upgraded. The software running the website has been upgraded and a new mobile-friendly visual theme has been installed. Please get in touch if you run into any difficulties. S...
  • 14/02/15 (1): CPD scheme. The October 2014 CPD questionnaire is now online. Obtain 12 SRA-accredited CPD points for £60 (also compatible with the SRA's new CPD regime). Suitable for non-lawyer...
  • 12/02/15 (13): Sentence appeal. R v M (2014) EWCA Crim 1641, (2014) MHLO 143 — "The Advice on Appeal submitted on behalf of the applicant contains two grounds: first, that the judge was wron...

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Online CPD scheme providing 12 points for £60: suitable for solicitors (SRA-accredited), barristers (established practitioners), psychiatrists, social workers and psychiatric nurses


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