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Mental Health Law Online

The internet resource on mental health law, and mental capacity law, for England & Wales. You can subscribe to free email updates, an email discussion list and a new online forum. The online CPD scheme provides 12 hours for £60 and is suitable for lawyers and non-lawyers. The Books page has been revamped and now has cover images for all books.

The main content of this website has been divided into Case law (2144), Legislation (353) and Resources (538), together with separate Information pages (288) to link everything together.

News and updates

Annual Review

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Jonathan Wilson, Mental Health Law Online: Annual Review 2020 (published 2021) — This booklet contains all news items, arranged thematically, which were added to the website during 2020, plus an update article from Legal Action magazine. Price: paperback £5.99, Kindle £2.99.


Non law

Whatsoever things are true, whatsoever things are honest, whatsoever things are just, whatsoever things are pure, whatsoever things are lovely, whatsoever things are of good report; if there be any virtue, and if there be any praise, think on these things.

— Philippians 4:8