Instructions for approving doctors and clinicians under the Mental Health Act 1983.
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 Trustemail@example.com|
|Midlands and East||Rotherham Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trustfirstname.lastname@example.org|
|London Central and North West||London NHS Foundation Trustemail@example.com|
|South of England||Winterhead Limitedfirstname.lastname@example.org|
Published: 22 April 2013
Updated: 5 January 2016
- Added revised instructions for the approval of doctors and approved clinicians under section 12ZA of the Mental Health Act 1983
- Update: the 2014 exercise of approval functions replaces the 2013 documents previously on this page.
- First published.