Tag Archives: Mental Health

COMMUNITY TREATMENT ORDER and RECALL

Community Treatment Orders (CTOs) exist under Section 17A Mental Health Act 83. A CTO can be imposed at the point of discharge to a patient subject to section 3 or 37. A CTO  suspends the section 3 or 37 authorisation … Continue reading

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Lambeth Workhouse

The Lambeth Workhouse was a workhouse in Lambeth, London. The original workhouse opened in 1726 in Princes Road (later, Black Prince Road). From 1871 to 1873 a new building was constructed in Renfrew Road, Lambeth. The building was eventually turned into a hospital. The workhouse’s former … Continue reading

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QUEENS SPEECH DEC 19 2019

“Steps will be taken to grow and support the National Health Service’s workforce and a new visa will ensure qualified doctors, nurses and health professionals have fast-track entry to the United Kingdom. Hospital car parking charges will be removed for … Continue reading

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Looking after your mental health at Christmas

Christmas may be something you look forward to, or it may be a time of year you find a bit tough. What the Christmas period brings will be individual to each of us.Christmas can be a really stressful time of year, … Continue reading

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World Mental Health Day

Listening is one of our most important senses… ….the World Health Organisation recognises World Mental Health Day on 10 October every year. This year’s theme set by the World Federation for Mental Health is suicide prevention.    

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What is CRITERIA FOR DETENTION when considering a Community Treatment Order?

  The responsible clinician (RC) may not make a community treatment order unless— (a) in the RC’s opinion, the relevant criteria are met; and (b) an approved mental health professional states in writing— (i) that he agrees with that opinion; … Continue reading

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Section 17 Leave

Section 17 leave is the power of a patient’s responsible clinician to grant, detained patients, leave from the hospital. A detained patient is only allowed to leave the hospital with this leave in place.A patient granted leave under Section 17 remains “liable to be detained” under the … Continue reading

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