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Chief Psychiatrist policies

Chief Psychiatrist policies are mandatory for anyone performing a function under the Mental Health Act 2016 such as authorised mental health service administrators, authorised doctors and authorised mental health practitioners.

These policies have been formally made by the Chief Psychiatrist and reflect their responsibility to protect the rights of all patients receiving involuntary (or voluntary) treatment and care in authorised mental health services.

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Last updated: 24 November 2022