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Assessment under the Mental Health Act England and Wales 1983

A basic guide for General Practitioners

Introduction
Use of the Mental Health Act
When assessments under the Act may be needed
How to arrange a Mental Health Act assessment
Before the assessment
During the assessment
Arranging admission
If the patient is not admitted
Notes

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