This section provides information and guidance about mental health law, including the Mental Health Act 1983 and the Mental Capacity Act 2005. In cases where there is doubt concerning deprivation of liberty issues, the following guidance from the Law Society may be of assistance, in addition to the other documents below:
Mental Health Law
Mental Health Law Forum Webinars
The Mental Health Law Forum has been set up to inform staff, service users, carers, nearest relatives and friends on current Mental health law and future legislation changes. Staff & Service Users webinar will be held on 16 February 2023 and Carers and Relatives Webinar will be held on 16 March 2023.