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  • Print publication year: 2019
  • Online publication date: January 2019

Chapter 18 - Legal Provisions and Restrictive Practices

from Section 4 - Delivering High-Quality Care

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General Medical Council (2013) Good Medical Practice. Available at: [accessed 19 September 2018]
Barber, P., Brown, R. & Martin, D. (2016) Mental Health Law in England & Wales. Learning Matters.
British Medical Association and the Law Society (2009) Assessment of Mental Capacity.
Brown, R. (2016) The Approved Mental Health Professional’s Guide to Mental Health Law. Sage.
Jones, R. (2017) The Mental Health Act Manual (20th edn). Sweet & Maxwell.
Royal College of Psychiatrists (2009) Good Psychiatric Practice – CR154 (3rd edn). Available at: [accessed 19 September 2018]
Royal College of Psychiatrists (2013) CR180. Vulnerable Patients, Safe Doctors: Good Practice in Our Clinical Relationships (2nd –edn). Available at: [accessed 19 September 2018]

Codes of practice in relation to mental health and mental capacity legislation available from the relevant government websites: