Andrew Parsons

Weightmans LLP

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Q2| 2022

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Mental Health Bill | Appropriate medical treatment

United Kingdom - September 23 2022 The new definition will apply to the detention criteria under Section 3 and the criteria for a CTO under Section 17A. The test of 'appropriate…

The new nominated person: the replacement for the role of nearest relative

United Kingdom - August 23 2022 One of the expected amendments to the Mental Health Act is the proposed amendment to the role of the nearest relative. The draft Mental Health Bill…

A new approach to Community Treatment Orders

United Kingdom - August 16 2022 Community Treatment Orders (‘CTOs’) were brought in by the 2007 amendments to the Mental Health Act (MHA). Now, some 14 years later, it is felt that…

Mental Health Bill: new detention and renewal criteria

United Kingdom - August 9 2022 As referred to in our overview briefing on the draft Mental Health Bill, this is one of a series of additional briefings to review the proposals to…

New Mental Health Bill 2022

United Kingdom - July 7 2022 When Theresa May was Prime Minister, she announced a reform of the Mental Health Act. A formal independent review was subsequently undertaken…