New Masterclass – Mental Health Act and Tribunals – Legal Update

  • Course description:

    This course is designed for those who want to keep up to date with the Mental Health Act and Tribunals

    • A MASTERCLASS – “a session of tuition by an expert for exceptional students”
    • Focus on our ability to better understand the MHA
    • If gives us the opportunity to examine fewer issues in greater depth

    As an example, the previous programme included:

    • Avoiding dysfunctional MHA decision making as pressure of lack of resources grows
    • The challenges faced by AMHPs and impact on legal process (including CQC report)
    • Trying to untangle the mess created by Re PJ and MM (Pending Supreme Court)
    – CTO authorising DoL – is there an upside?
    – Restricted patients detained for life just because they have capacity
    • Update on the impact of the Policing and Crime Act (+regulations) on s.135 and s.136
    • Tribunal update and proposals for change to preliminary examination and hearings on papers
    • Clarity on which act to use (MHA or MCA) if detained in hospital for treatment
    • Update on MoJ Delays in restricted decision making


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  • Venue: PELT, Hoylake, Merseyside CH47 2AE
  • Date of course: Tuesday, May 14th, 2019
  • Begins: 10am (30 mins for lunch)
  • Ends: 3.30 pm
  • Cost of course: £125 + VAT
  • Price includes: Price includes refreshments and training materials but NOT lunch.
  • Terms & conditions: Lunch not included. Substitutes welcome. No transfers or cancellations within 14 days. Prior to this 20% administration charge. PELT right to cancel course. Accreditation. For solicitors (5∙25 hours - SRA) For psychiatrists (5 CPD points - Royal College of Psychiatrists) as part of a Personal Development Plan (subject to peer group approval).
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