Guidance

Mental Health Act: exercise of approval instructions 2015

Instructions for approving doctors and clinicians under the Mental Health Act 1983.

Detail

These instructions lay out the function of approving registered medical practitioners and of approving individuals to act as approved clinicians under the 1983 Mental Health Act.

These instructions lay out how to approve registered medical practitioners and of approving people to act as approved clinicians under the 1983 Mental Health Act.

Application forms to become an approved doctor or clinician can be requested from your local approval body:

North of England Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust tewv.neap@nhs.net
Midlands and East Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust mha.approvals@rdash.nhs.uk
London Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust s12acadmin.cnwl@nhs.net
South of England Winterhead Limited office@winterhead.co.uk