Tribunals may also discharge patients not meeting the statutory criteria by making a balanced judgement regarding a number of serious issues such as the freedom of the individual, the protection of the public and the best interests of the patient.
Mental Health Tribunals
Our eminent Expert Panel comprises of over 750 hand-picked experts who are renowned within their field. For Mental Health Tribunals, we provide Psychiatric Expert Witnesses to assess and deliver a report within two weeks of the initial instruction. Our Psychiatric Expert Witnesses are also available to attend tribunals and give evidence, as required.
Parole Board Assessments
With the nationwide coverage Foresight provides, our Psychiatric Expert Witnesses are also available to deliver Parole Board Assessments throughout the UK and regularly do so throughout the prison system.
Free Resource Download
High numbers of people with mental health conditions or learning disabilities come into contact with the criminal justice system as perpetrators and victims. As it can often be hard to recognise individuals with mental health conditions or learning difficulties, the resource below has been produced primarily for magistrates. It is also useful for district judges, legal advisers and ushers. It provides information about some of the common characteristics of mental health conditions and learning disabilities, highlighting how members of the judiciary and court staff might deal with adult defendants with these conditions.
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