Preparing for hearings

Where the Tribunal has scheduled a hearing for your patient, it will require action by members of the treating team to ensure that the hearing proceeds smoothly.

The Tribunal has prepared a checklist to help treating teams with this process.

Treating Team Instruction Sheet

Medical-Report template

Guidance Notes for Medical Report

Chief Psychiatrist’s Guidelines required under Section 547 of the Mental Health Act 2014

Extracts from s25 MHA for medical reports


Page reviewed 11 March 2021