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DHSC, 'Electronic communication of statutory forms under the Mental Health Act' (27/11/20)

Statutory forms guidance "An amendment to Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Treatment) (England) Regulations 2008 allows many of the statutory forms under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) to be communicated electronically. This guidance explains: (1) the circumstances in which statutory forms and other documents can be sent electronically; (2) best practice for sending them electronically; (3) general principles around sending, signing and storing electronic forms." Updated version: DHSC, 'Electronic communication of statutory forms under the Mental Health Act' (updated 13/1/21)

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The forms are available here: Mental Health Act 1983 Statutory Forms.

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Type: Guidance🔍

Title: Electronic communication of statutory forms under the Mental Health Act

Author: Department of Health and Social Care🔍

Date: 27/11/20🔍

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