Part 5 – Urgent authorisations


Urgent authorisations are given by the hospital or care home itself. For this reason, they are of a strictly limited duration and must be associated with a request for a standard authorisation. Chapter 6 of the DoLS Code of Practice gives guidance about the urgent authorisation procedure. The code is available here. Paragraph 74 – […]

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