Key Documents & Useful Links

Guidance for mental health professionals about changes to the Mental Health Act implemented on 30 June 2017 June 2017
High Secure Mental Health Services for Women in Scotland. Protocol for Cross Border Transfer and Post Transfer Arrangements July 2014
CEL 06 (2013) Establishing the Responsible Commissioner: Guidance and Directions for Health Boards March 2013
Working with Children and Adults Who May be at Risk of Self-harm Practice Guidance on Information Sharing, Protection and Confidentiality October 2012
New Quality Governance Process for Annual Reports on Restricted Patients August 2012
Scottish Governments Proposal for a New Tribunal System for Scotland March 2012
Framework for Risk Assessment; Management & Evaluation FRAME July 2011
Memorandum of Procedure on Restricted Patients May 2010
CEL 9 (2009), Patients Remanded to Hospital from Court March 2009
CEL 19 (2008) Multi Agency Public Protection Arrangements April 2008
CEL 13 (2007) Guidance for Forensic Services October 2007
HDL (2006) 48, Forensic Mental Health Services July 2006
Scottish Development Centre – A Forensic School for Scotland, Establishing the Business Case  2004
Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Bill 2003
MEL 5 (1999) Health, Social Work and Services for Mentally Disordered Offenders 1999