Position Statements 2013

Position Statements are approved by the College’s Policy and Public Affairs Committee and are concise statements of College policy.

These statements are available to download in PDF format (free of charge).

Recommendations for psychiatrists on spirituality and religion (PS03/2013 Nov 2013)  (pdf)

Guidance clarifying the boundaries of good practice of considering spirituality and religion in psychiatric practice.

Guidance for commissioners: service provision for Section 136 of the Mental Health Act 1983 (PS02/2013 April 2013) (pdf)

How commissioners should provide services for S136 of the Mental Health Act.

A blank survey to enable a review of the key components of the commissioned service for Section 136.

The integration of personal budgets in social care and personal health budgets in the NHS (PS01/2013 March 2013)(pdf)

The College’s position on the use of Personal Budgets in social care and Personal Health Budgets in the NHS as tools for recovery.

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