The Mental Health Commission is responsible for establishing five panels that are required to fulfil the legislative requirements of the Mental Health Act 2001.
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This details the five panels required to fulfil the legislative requirements
This explains how panel members are appointed on the Independent Consultant Psychiatrists Panel, the Tribunal Chairpersons Panel, the Tribunal Consultant Psychiatrists Panel and the Tribunal Lay Members Panel
This details the requirements to be appointed as an Independent Consultant Psychiatrist, outlines their responsibilities under section 17 of the Mental Health Act 2001 and lists the members of the current panel
This details the requirements to be appointed as a tribunal chairperson, tribunal consultant psychiatrist or a tribunal lay member. It also provides a list of current members on each panel.
This provides details of the Legal Aid Scheme and an up to date list of independent legal representatives on the approved panel
This hub is a resource for all panel members providing information to help them carry out their duties