Guidance

Mentally disordered offenders: the restricted patient system

This background briefing gives an overview of the restricted patient system in England and Wales

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Mentally disordered offenders - the restricted patient system

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This guidance provides stakeholders (including patients and their families, victims, Responsible Clinicians and other report writers and multi-disciplinary team members) with an overview of the restricted patient system in England and Wales and the role of the Secretary of State for Justice and the Mental Health Casework Section (MHCS) in Her Majesty’s Prison and Probation Service (HMPPS).

Published 22 December 2017