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Approved Medical Practitioners - Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act, 2003 Training Manual

Published: 6 Jun 2005
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
0755944852

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Approved Medical Practitioners - Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act, 2003 Training Manual
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Section 11. Appendix 1 - Notifying and informing the Mental Welfare Commission - timelines for responsible medical officers

Some of the finalised forms may automatically lead to nofication, and the details are not yet determined. The MWC is based at K floor, Argyll House, 3 Lady Lawson Street, Edinburgh EH3 9SH, telephone: 0131 222 6111, but will move to Falkirk in March 2006.

In this table, inform means 'telephone or write', whereas notify means 'in writing'.

Section

Type

Within/When

How

48(2)

Grant extension To STDC

24 hours

Inform

49(4)

Revoke STDC or extension

7 days

Notify

54(3)

Revoke suspension of STDC

ASAP

Inform

74(1)

Revoke interim CTO

ASAP

Inform

82(1)

Revoke CTO

7 days

Notify

87(2)

Extension of CTO

ASAP

Inform

91

Extension and variation of CTO

ASAP

Inform

94/91

Variation of CTO

ASAP

Inform

97/91

Recorded matter not met (copy to Tribunal)

ASAP

Notify

127

Suspension of CTO or interim CTO detention

14 days

Notify

128

Suspension of other (community) CTO measures

14 days

Notify

129

Revoke Section 127 or 128

14 days

Notify

144

Revoke CO

7 days

Notify

153

Extend CO

ASAP

Inform

157

Extend/vary CO (copy to Tribunal)

ASAP

Inform

160/157

Vary CO

ASAP

Inform

177/116

Detention on community CO

7 days

Notify

177/116

Revoke detention under community CO

7 days

Notify

179/127/128

Suspension of detention or other measure of CO

14 days

Notify

224

Suspension of more than 28 days for CO, TO, restriction, hospital direction

14 days

Notify

225

Revoke Section 224 suspension

14 days

Notify

243

Urgent medical treatment

7 days

Notify

248

Report on NMD or ECT

After treatment

Notify

310

Absconding

To be decided

Notify