Coronavirus resources

There are two main coronavirus pages on Mental Health Law Online:

  1. This page, which contains guidance about the guidance.
  2. The Coronavirus resources database page, which contains links to and summaries of all Coronavirus resources on our database - currently there are 75.

Follow the coronavirus regulations and Government advice.

Newer resources

As of 22/3/20, all resouces in the database were categorised and listed under the heading "Resources" in this summary page. If any documents are added to the database after that date they will automatically appear in a list immediately below:

Resources

For lawyers

For those who work with the Mental Health Tribunal

For those working with the Court of Protection

MHT for Scotland

MHRT for Wales

  • Nothing has been published (as of 22/3/20). As in England, the Welsh tribunal rules allow for hearings by video link or telephone, and pre-hearing medical examinations "so far as practicable". Unlike in England, a rule change would be needed to allow for disposal of proceedings without a hearing, and primary legislation would be needed to change panel composition (as Welsh tribunal composition is set out in MHA 1983 sched 2).

Parole Board, family and civil courts, jury trials

Courts and tribunals generally

Coronavirus Bill

For health and social care professionals

Miscellaneous

Legislation

In addition to the resources concerning the Coronavirus Bill above, here is some relevant legislation:

External links

These are general advice pages so do not have their own page in the MHLO resources database.

The following web pages/sites are updated regularly: