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26 May 2016. There were eleven approved centre's reports published today: Sligo/Leitrim Mental Health in-patient unit, APU, Cavan General Hospital, Lakeview Unit, Naas General Hospital, Grangemore Ward and St. Aidan’s Ward, St Otteran’s Hospital, St Stephen’s Hospital, DOP, St. Luke’s Hospital Kilkenny, St. Joseph’s Intellectual Disability Service, DOP, Letterkenny General Hospital, Ashlin Centre, Le Brun House and Whitethorn House, Vergemount Mental Health facility, AMHU, Cork University Hospital.
05 Apr 2016. 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.
15 Feb 2016.
The Mental Health (Amendment) Act 2015 comes into force today. Electroconvulsive Therapy (ECT) and medication (administered for over three months) can now only be administered to an involuntary patient without consent where it has been determined that the patient is unable to consent to the treatment.
22 Mar 2016. The MHC's Strategic Plan 2016 - 2018 was published today.
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