Possible problem with section 12BMJ 1995; 310 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.310.6988.1197 (Published 06 May 1995) Cite this as: BMJ 1995;310:1197
- John Harding Price
- Press officer, Society of Clinical Psychiatrists Lawn Medical Centre, Lincoln LN2 5QT
EDITOR,—Caroline Bradley and colleagues studied appeals against detention under section 2 of the Mental Health Act.1 I recently came up against a problem with section 12 of the act, which gives psychiatrists the power to detain people under the act. I was involved in a case heard …
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