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Mental Health

Transitioning back to life after hospitalisation can be challenging. Did you know you might be entitled to free s117 aftercare services that can help you manage your mental health and get back on track?
Our People - Melissa Dieter
Recently, the Supreme Court has given a judgment regarding ‘ordinary residence’ and the circumstances in which someone is discharged from detention in hospital.
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A new start in the Mental Health department at GN Law, including a 90-day training program for new Paralegals.
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If you have been detained in hospital, or ‘sectioned’ as it is also known, under the Mental Health Act 1983 you may have a 'Nearest Relative'. This article will explore what the Nearest Relative is, who they are and what powers they have in relation to your care and treatment.
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Anna Johnson considers the Supreme Court decision in Re JB regarding capacity to consent to sexual activity.
Our People - Anna Johnson
Lillian Efstathiou considers the law on when and how a young person can be deprived of their liberty under the Mental Capacity Act 2005.
Our People - Lilian Efstathiou
Katarzyna Podkowik considers the recent case of Devon Partnership NHS Trust v SSHSC which considered how assessments under the Mental Health Act should be conducted.
Our People - Katarzyna Podkowik
Hannah Sweeney explains how the Coronavirus Act 2020 changes the operation of the Mental Health Act 1983.
Our People - Hannah Sweeney
A Community Treatment Order means that a person who was previously detained in hospital may receive their treatment in the community with certain conditions. Are they useful?
Our People - Lilian Efstathiou
Jessie discusses the Hospital Managers, who are they and what they do.
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Hannah Sweeney looks at the shocking statistic that 1 in 9 children suffer from a mental disorder.
Our People - Hannah Sweeney
Manhas Aziz looks at the history of Mental health legislation concerning Members of Parliament.
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Mental incapacity or unwise decisions? Steve Treviss explains the difference
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Sian Mitchell discusses the Mental Health Foundation's report ‘Stress: Are We Coping?’
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Janet Martland looks at mental health issues in care proceedings.
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Rhea Taylor-Broughton looks at how the First-tier Tribunal (Mental Health) operates as an exception to the open administration of justice.
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Emma Bergin looks at how courts are viewing new treatments.
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Navin Bundhoo looks at how mental health is still seen as an elephant in the room.
Our People - Navin Bundhoo
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.
Our People - Della Camps
Amy Bottali looks at Section 136 and Section 135 of the Mental Health Act ‘Place of Safety’.
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