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GN Law Media: Year (2017)

Hospital Managers Hearings

10 May 2017

By virtue of Section 23 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) most detained patients are entitled to apply to the Hospital Managers to be discharged.  

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An Introduction to Section 117 Aftercare

20 April 2017

This is the first in a series of articles, explaining the help and support you can receive from section 117 aftercare. This first article will offer a brief overview of section 117 aftercare.

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Court of Protection: P is for Participation

6 March 2017

It may be argued that in practice there is little participation from P – adults who lack, or may lack capacity in relation to certain issues – in court proceeding regarding their health, welfare or deprivation of liberty, and that this may appear inconsistent with human rights standards.

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Hope for victims of domestic violence

24 February 2017

"Domestic abuse is a devastating crime that all too often remains hidden. That's why we're determined that no victim will be turned away from the help they need, at the time they need it.” says Sajid Javid, Communities Secretary.

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