Author: Dr Lindsay Thomson; Joanna Cherry
Status: Live on Westlaw UK
This detailed text remains a straightforward account of the legal issues relevant to Scottish psychiatric practice. It explains how the Scottish legal system deals with mental health issues, and outlines psychiatric care systems; now fully updated to include developments since implementation of the Mental Health (Care Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003.Essential new areas covered include multi-disciplinary input, inclusion of the Code of Practice and important new research findings. The expert authors also provide increased detail on the effectiveness of Tribunals.