An overview of the mental health category, including links to documents on mental health services, community care, and the Mental Health Act 2001.
An outline of mental health services, treatment options, and a list of medical professionals involved in mental heath care.
This document describes the roles and functions of mental health professionals.
There are certain rules about voluntary and involuntary admissions to psychiatric hospitals and units.
Patients in psychiatric hospitals have important rights that are set down by law. Find out about these rights and how to appeal against detention.
The primary function of the Mental Health Commission is to ensure high standards in mental health services throughout the country.
This document describes the Inspector of Mental Health Services who is appointed under the Mental Health Act 2001.
The Mental Health Act 2001 introduced important changes to rules about admission to psychiatric hospitals, monitoring and regulation of hospitals and legal rights of patients.