Mental Health Tribunal: information for patients (T121 and T122)

Information for restricted and non-restricted patients detained under the Mental Health Act 1983, about the First-tier Tribunal HESC Chamber (Mental Health).



T121 is for restricted patients. T122 is for non-restricted patients.

This guidance explains:

  • what a tribunal is
  • how to apply to a tribunal
  • what happens after applying
  • what happens if you change you mind about having a tribunal
  • how to appeal against a tribunal decision

T121 also explains what a restricted patient is.

Published 1 January 2012
Last updated 15 June 2021 + show all updates
  1. Revised guides uploaded.

  2. Email address changed in both documents.

  3. First published.