pdf Section 5 (Holding Powers) Policy (225 KB)

pdf Section 5 policy on a page (June 2020) (150 KB)

Policy and procedure for the use of the “Doctors Holding Power – Section 5(2) of the Mental Health Act and the “Nurses Holding Power” - Section 5(4) of the Mental Health Act.

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pdf EHRIA - Section 5 (Holding Powers) (454 KB)