Coronavirus (COVID-19)

Please continue to wear your face mask while you are in our hospitals and community services.

For health information and advice, read our pages on coronavirus. Learn about the government response to coronavirus on GOV.UK

Section 5(2) – Detention of patients already in hospital – other languages

This leaflet has been produced to provide information to people who are already a patient and are being detained. It includes information about why you cannot leave hospital, how long you could be there, what will happen next and your rights to appeal.