Legal frameworks

Patrick Callaghan

in Emergencies in Mental Health Nursing

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Published in print October 2012 | ISBN: 9780199561414
Published online October 2012 | e-ISBN: 9780191740794 | DOI:

Series: Emergencies in...

Legal frameworks

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The Mental Health Act 2007 162

Mental Health Act 2007: key changes from the Mental Health Act 1983 164

Section 5(2): doctors’ or approved clinicians’ holding power 165

Section 5(4): nurses’ holding power 166

Sections 135(1) and 135(2) 168

Consent to treatment 170

Safeguarding vulnerable people ...

Chapter.  3493 words. 

Subjects: Psychiatry ; Emergency Medicine

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