812. Independent mental health advocates Wales.

812.     Independent mental health advocates Wales.

Consequent to the UK's withdrawal from the EU, this Halsbury paragraph should be read in conjunction with the Regulation and Inspection of Social Care (Qualifications) (Wales) (Amendment) (EU Exit) Regulations 2019, SI 2019/761, pending incorporation of the changes into the text.

For the purpose of providing help to a patient in accordance with arrangements made in relation to independent mental health advocates in Wales1, an independent mental health advocate may:


    (1)     visit and interview the patient in private2;


    (2)     visit and interview: (a) any person who is professionally concerned with his medical