In re GM (patient: consultation)

Author / Contributor: Kris Gledhill
In re GM (patient: consultation)
Issue: Whether there was consultation with the nearest relative before making an application for admission for treatment under s3 Mental Health Act 1983; whether one interview with the patient by a social worker could be used for both an emergency application under s4 of the Act and a subsequent application under s3.
Court: Administrative Court
Reference:   CO/1484/2000
Judge(s): Burton J
Date: 4 May 2000