Dr Jenna Strong

Sunderland Psychiatric Liaison Service – personalised patient information

Information about the Psychiatric Liaison Service who provide assessment of mental health, and treatment of any mental health problems, to people attending Sunderland Royal Hospital, Sunderland Eye Infirmary, Intermediate Care and Rehabilitation (ICAR) - Houghton le Spring and St Benedict’s Hospice

Section 17A – Community treatment order for Part 2 patients

This leaflet provides information for people who have a community treatment order under section 17A of the Mental Health Act. It explains why you are on a community treatment order, what a community treatment order is, what happens after you leave hospital, how long a community treatment order can last and what happens if you do not keep to the conditions. There is also information about appeals and tribunals.

Section 17A – Community treatment order for Part 3 patients

This leaflet provides information for people who have a community treatment order under section 17A of the Mental Health Act. It explains why you are on a community treatment order, what a community treatment order is, what happens after you leave hospital, how long a community treatment order can last and what happens if you do not keep to the conditions. There is also information about appeals and tribunals.

Section 7 – Guardianship

This leaflet has been produced to provide information about guardianship, what it is, why you need a guardian, how long this will last and rights to appeal.

Section 37 – Guardianship order

This leaflet provides information for people who have been given a court order to have a guardian to help them under section 37 of the Mental Health Act 1983. It includes information such as what is guardianship, why you need a guardian, how long this lasts and your rights to appeal.

Section 45A – Admission to hospital by hospital and limitation direction

This leaflet contains information for people who have been sentenced to prison but have been given a hospital direction or limitation direction. The leaflet explains what hospital and limitation direction are, what treatment you could be given, if you could still be sent to prison and your right to appeal.