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An online forum is now available: visit the forum to see how it works and get involved. The 1/12/20 MHA statutory forms are now available.

Mental Health Tribunal, 'Help for users' (15/4/20)

MHT guidance for patients This guidance explains that hearings will be heard via telephone/video, by a tribunal judge alone ("because we have less support because of the coronavirus"), there will be no medical examination (because "people cannot meet together"), and community hearings will not take place ("because of the difficulties we have in organising hearings here everyone can participate" - unless the patient or representative explains "why your case must go ahead"). Superseded by Mental Health Tribunal, 'Help for Users' (updated, 28/7/20).