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Vol 23 No 3 March/April 2018

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The Approved Mental Health Professional's Guide to Mental Health Law 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9781446266632
Previous Edition ISBN: 9781844451159
Published: March 2013
Publisher: Learning Matters
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £24.99

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Recent changes to the Mental Health Act included the introduction of the Approved Mental Health Professional (AMHP) status. This fully-revised third edition brings together updated legislation, case law and policy. It covers all the key roles that fall to the AMHP under the Mental Health Act and is a thorough guide to all aspects of the law. An essential book for practicing AMHPs or those currently in training.

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Mental Health Law
List of abbreviations About the author Foreword from the Series Editor Preface Introduction and definitions of mental disorder Civil admissions, guardianship and community treatment orders Relatives and carers The role of the Approved Mental Health Professional Patients concerned in criminal proceedings Consent to treatment and mental capacity Mental Health Tribunals and Hospital Managers' Reviews The Care Quality Commission for England and the Healthcare Inspectorate Wales Other relevant legislation The Human Rights Act 1998 The Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards Appendix: Checklists for applications and forms Appendix 2: The Human Rights Act 1998 Appendix 3: The Mental Health Act 1983: sections relevant to AMHPs Appendix 4A: The AMHP Regulations for England Appendix 4B: The AMHP Regulations for Wales Appendix 5: Forms used in England and Wales Appendix 6: Tasks for an AMHP involved in MHA assessments (answers) Appendix 7: Practice Direction (First-tier Tribunal) (Health, Education and Social Care Chamber) Statements and Reports in Mental Health Cases Appendix 8: The Mental Health (Conflicts of Interest) (England) Regulations 2008 Statutory Instrument No.
1205/2008 (England) Appendix 9: Multiple choice answers References Index