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Hospital admission under the Mental Health (Compulsory Treatment and Assessment) Act

Liam Butler interviews Dr Anthony O’Brien RN BA MPhil (Hons) PhD FNZCMHN Liam: Anthony, can you please explain the process of compulsory hospital admission to older adult mental health services, some of the issues involved, and the rights of patients admitted involuntarily.   Anthony O’Brien From time to time older people …

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