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Chapter 11 - How to Become Section 12 Approved and/or an Approved Clinician

Published online by Cambridge University Press:  03 June 2022

Tony Zigmond
Affiliation:
Consultant General Adult Psychiatrist, RCPsych Lead on Mental Health Law
Nick Brindle
Affiliation:
Consultant Old Age Psychiatrist, Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust
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Summary

In England, section 12 (strictly speaking, section 12(2)) and Approved Clinician approval are granted by section 12 and Approved Clinician panels on behalf of the Secretary of State. The qualifying requirements, which we summarise here, are set out in the Secretary of State for Health’s instructions.1 Please refer to that document for the complete list.

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Print publication year: 2022

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