Section 12 Refresher

  • Thursday 7 December 2017
  • Horizon Leeds, Third Floor, 2 Brewery Wharf, Kendell Street, Leeds, LS10 1JR

    Car Parking: The nearest car park is The Brewery car park for SatNav please use postcode LS10 1JQ
Section 12 Refresher

Full Day 9am - 4.45pm

Presented by the Andrew Sims Centre’s established Mental Health Law multi-professional training team.
In recent years there have been significant changes to mental health law and in addition, case law continues to refine the law and thus our practice. These changes, along with the complex interface between the Mental Health Act and Mental Capacity Act, have made it increasingly difficult for practitioners to be confident of their authority for treatment. 

This one-day refresher course is accredited by the North of England Approvals Panel as a refresher course for Section 12 Approved Doctors and is valid for those attending from other parts of England. 

This course starts at 9.30am and finishes at 4.45pm. You must attend the whole course to be entitled to a certificate of attendance which will be accepted as proof of completion of a Section 12 re-approvals course.

A new Code of Practice for the Mental Health Act has been issued, the first revision to the Code since 2008. The new Code came into effect on the 1st April 2015 and can be downloaded HERE

Comments from Previous Delegates:
"Highlighting updated to MHA/MCA/DoLs/code of practice"
"The case vignettes and associated discussion where the best part of the day"

Following a meeting of the Department of Health’s National Reference Group, held in March 2017, we are now only able to accept a maximum number of 40 delegates on this course. Please do not turn up on the day without written confirmation from the Andrew Sims Centre as you will not be able to attend.

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