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Mental Health Law Online

The internet resource on mental health law, and mental capacity law, for England & Wales. From April 2006 to September 2010 this website was called Wiki Mental Health. You can read a review of the site here.

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  • 14/08/18 (12): Event. PELT: Introduction to the Mental Health Act - Hoylake, 18/9/18 — The basic course is for all those who need an understanding of the MHA and Code and how it works in practice. It is aimed at all those whose work involves working with those detained, or who may be detained, under the MHA. Comments from previous course – “Found the course excellent” - “Well presented” - “Very interesting”. Speaker: Peter Edwards. CPD: 5 hours (solicitors), 5.25 hours (psychiatrists). Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
  • 14/08/18 (11): Event. PELT: Introduction to MCA and DOLS - Hoylake, 17/10/18 — This is an intensive introduction to all those who need a basic understanding of the MCA and DOLS. Identifying the ‘decision maker’ as the person responsible for the outcome of that particular decision is the key to lawful decision making on behalf of those who lack capacity. Realising that depriving a person of his or her liberty removes the legal protection given to decision makers unless the deprivation is ‘prescribed by law’ catches many people out. Not knowing what you don’t know promotes risky practice. Cost: £125 plus VAT. See Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.
  • 14/08/18 (10): Event. PELT: Accredited - Admission to the MHT Panel - Hoylake, 20/11/18 and 21/11/18 — This course is designed for those who want to be accredited tribunal representatives. The course will also be of benefit for all those who want a more detailed understanding of tribunals. Day 2 will very useful for lawyers who are going through the reaccreditation process. Cost: £175 + VAT per day (£350 + VAT both days); lunch included. See Peter Edwards Law website for further details and booking information.

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Magic Book


The Magic Book is a database of contact details to which anyone can contribute. Recent additions:

CPD

Online CPD scheme providing 12 hours for £60: suitable for solicitors, barristers, psychiatrists, social workers and psychiatric nurses

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