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Mental Health Act 2007

Volume 473: debated on Monday 17 March 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for Health what guidance his Department plans to provide to (a) mental health and (b) primary care trusts on the implementation of the Mental Health Act 2007 before it comes into force; and when such guidance will be made available. (193718)

The Department of Health has commissioned the Care Services Improvement Partnership (CSIP) to take forward the project to implement the Mental Health Act 2007. CSIP have established a comprehensive programme of training events and guidance for commissioners, providers, practitioners and users which will be finalised when the code of practice and secondary legislation is finalised.