pdf Searching Patients and Their Property Policy & Procedure (403 KB)

pdf Policy on a Page - Searching Patients & Their Property (97 KB)

This policy outlines the processes and procedures for implementing a search and other considerations that need to be taken into account such as capacity and consent.

The policy is based on the guidance contained with the Mental Health Act Code of Practice (2015) and NICE guidance (2015) – Violence and Aggression: Short-term management in mental health, health and community settings.

If you would like to see the Equality & Human Rights Impact Analysis (EHRIA), please click on the link below:

pdf EHRIA - Searching Patients & Their Property (580 KB)