Learn more about the Mental Health Commission
The Mental Health Commission invites applications for the following positions:
1) Inspector of Mental Health Services, 2) Assistant Inspector of Mental Health Services (Psychiatric Nursing) and 3)Assistant Inspector of Mental Health Services (Clinical Psychology), 4) ICT Manager and 5) Staff Officer.
Go to our careers section under for details of how to apply.
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This is the first batch of 2015 inspection reports of the Inspector of Mental Health Services.
This batch of reports contains five other mental health service reports.
The Report of the Targeted Intervention by the Office of Inspector of Mental Health Services, Mental Health Commission into the Carlow/Kilkenny/South Tipperary Mental Health Services was published on 22nd July 2015
The Judgment Support Framework (JSF) is a guidance document for Approved Centres regarding the matters which the Office of the Inspector of Mental Health Services shall address during the course of its annual inspections and may address during the course of any other focused inspections.
This document is provided to Approved Centres by way of assistance only. It is not intended to be a complete or authoritative statement on the legal requirements and obligations of Approved Centres.
The Commission was established in 2002. We are an independent body and our functions are set out in the Mental Health Act 2001.
What we DoStrategic Plan 2013 - 2015Mental Health Act 2001Annual Reports
Information For The Public
Having a Mental Health Tribunal
National Standards for Mental Health Services
Your Guide to Admission, Transfer and Discharge
Information on ECT, Seclusion and Restraint
Information for Young People
Information for People with Intellectual Disabilities
Service Users' Views
Making a Complaint about a Mental Health Service
Information For Health Professionals
Codes of Practice
Guidance Documents and Toolkits
E- learning Resource
Mental Health Tribunals
Mental Health Act, 2001 and Regulations
The Mental Health Commission publication section.
The Mental Health Act, 2001 brings Irish mental health law into line with the European Convention for the Protection of Human Rights.
The MHC's e-learning programme which is designed to support you in updating your knowledge of the Mental Health Act, 2001.
St. Martin's House, Waterloo Road, Dublin 4
Ph: 353(1) 636 2400
Fax: 353(1) 636 2440