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10 November 2016. There were three approved centre's inspection reports published today: Department of Psychiatry, University Hospital Galway, Lakeview Unit, Naas General Hospital Naas and Haywood Lodge, Haywood Road, Clonmel. There was also one approved centre focused inspection report for Department of Psychiatry, Midlands Regional Hospital, Portlaoise.
27 October 2016. There were three approved centre's inspection reports published today: Jonathan Swift Clinic, St James's Hospital, Lois Bridges and O'Casey Rooms, Fairview Community Unit. There was also one approved centre focused inspection report for Sliabh Mis Mental Health Admission Unit, University Hospital Kerry.
14 July 2016.
The Mental Health Commission issued guidance on Part 4 of the Mental Health Act 2001 (as amended), in particular the procedures for obtaining consent to treatment.
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 2016 - 2018Mental 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.
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