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Guidance Materials

A Guide to Solution-Focused Hearings in the Mental Health Tribunal

At its heart, a solution-focused approach aims to engage participants in hearings as active partners in the discussion and decision-making process of a court or tribunal. The Guide to Solution-Focused Hearings in the Mental Health Tribunal  provides comprehensive but accessible guidance on how the Mental Health Tribunal will implement a solution-focused approach to conducting hearings under the Mental Health Act 2014 

A Guide to Procedural Fairness in the Mental Health Tribunal

The Mental Health Act 2014 provides that the Mental Health Tribunal is bound the rules of procedural fairness. The Guide to Procedural Fairness in the Mental Health Tribunal  sets out the main rules of procedural fairness and how members can apply them in the context of Mental Health Tribunal hearings. It also contains guidance on how to deal with the most common potential issues related to procedural fairness that may arise in Tribunal hearings.