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Mental Health (Nurses) (England) Order 2008

This order replaces the Mental Health (Nurses) Order 1998 in England. It sets out the classes of nurses who can use the six-hour s5(4) holding power. The nurses who can use this power are those registered in either Sub-Part 1 or 2 of the register maintained under article 5 of the Nursing and Midwifery Order 2001 whose registration includes an entry indicating that the nurse’s field of practice is either mental health nursing or learning disabilities nursing. In force 3/11/08 (England).

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It comes into force on 3/11/08, immediately before the Mental Health (Hospital, Guardianship and Treatment) (England) Regulations 2008.

Revokes Mental Health (Nurses) Order 1998 in relation to England.


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Type: UK Statutory Instrument🔍

Year: 2008🔍

Number: 1207

Subject: Mental Health Act 2007 secondary legislation - England🔍

In force: 3/11/08

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