M v Derbyshire County Council [2001] (Unreported) (QBD)

Mental health – admissions for assessment and treatment – interviews

An application for an admission for treatment under section 3 Mental Health Act 1983 may follow on immediately from an application for assessment under either section 2 or section 4 of that Act. In such circumstances, it is not necessary for an approved social worker to carry out a further interview with the patient before proceeding with the section 3 application

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