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Doctors Holding Powers (MHA06)

Overview

This policy sets out the standards and procedures for all health and social care professionals employed by, or acting on behalf of Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust who may apply section 5(2).Section 5(2) can be used where the doctor or approved clinician in charge of the treatment of a hospital inpatient (or their nominated deputy) concludes that an application for detention under the MHA should be made.
Date created: 21 March 2017
Last modified: 14 July 2017

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