By January 2009 we will have been working with the amended Act for two months. Clearly it is early days and we all still need to get to grips with the new definition of mental disorder and the new roles. Will there be many non-medics wishing to become approved and then responsible clinicians? Has the issue of lack of approved social workers been plugged by the new approved mental health professional role. How will the new Independent Mental Health Advocate system role out in April 2009?