There is no magic in a bed: the renewal of detention during a period of leave

Hewitt, David (2003) There is no magic in a bed: the renewal of detention during a period of leave. Journal of Mental Health Law . pp. 87-101. ISSN 1466-2817

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Abstract

Where medical treatment in a hospital is a significant component of a patient's treatment plan it would be
lawful to renew her detention under the Mental Health Act 1983, even though there was no intention for her
to become an 'in-patient'.

Item Type:Article
Additional Information:Where medical treatment in a hospital is a significant component of a patient's treatment plan it would be lawful to renew her detention under the Mental Health Act 1983, even though there was no intention for her to become an 'in-patient'.
Keywords:mental health law
Subjects:M Law > M260 Medical Law
B Subjects allied to Medicine > B760 Mental Health Nursing
Divisions:College of Social Science > School of Health & Social Care
ID Code:999
Deposited By: Bev Jones
Deposited On:27 Sep 2007
Last Modified:29 Nov 2013 12:00

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