Remote assessments and the Mental Health Act: Devon Partnership NHS Trust v Secretary of State for Health and Social Care  EWHC 101 (Admin)
Publication Date: 3 February 2021
By Tim Spencer-Lane Introduction The impact of the Covid-19 pandemic has been extremely challenging for mental health services. Frontline clinicians and social workers are particularly vulnerable to Covid-19 because of the need for face-to-face assessments and intervention. Assessments under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) are particularly difficult given that social distancing rules may be […]
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