Reference 2017-587

REF:            2017-587

Subject:        Leave Policy under section 17 of Mental Health Act 1983




I am writing to make an open government request for all the information to which I am entitled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000.

Please send me: The policy/ policies currently in use for the use of Leave under Section 17 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended in 2007). This may include, but is not restricted to informal patients, detained patients and forensic patients; there may be separate policies in use for different groups of patients.




Please find information attached.

MHA Policy ( revised) July 2016 (2) [206 kb] PDF