|Location||Coombe Lodge, Blagdon, North Somerset, United Kingdom, BS40 7RE|
|CPD||Six points, subject to peer group review|
This two-day course is for you if you’re applying to become an Approved Clinician.
Our Section 12 and Approved Clinician courses are all supported by experienced Solicitors, AMHPs, and Consultant Psychiatrists.
Courses are open to candidates from all professions and are validated by the Mental Health Act Approval Panel England South.
Does completing a course mean I’m accredited?
Attending one of these courses is only part of the process to becoming accredited.
We would advise you to check with your local NHS Specialist Mental Health Approvals Lead for information on the criteria for approval/re-approval, and to confirm which course is suitable for your requirements before making your booking.
If you are based in the South West Division, you can access more information about Approval under the Mental Health Act 1983 via the Winterhead Ltd website.
A detailed programme will be sent electronically with pre-course information and reading once your booking is received, please ensure that you provide us with an up to date email address.
Registration and refreshments will be available from 9.00am, with the course starting promptly at 9.10am. The course is expected to finish at 4.30pm.
A name badge and detailed programme will be provided on arrival.
Programme updates will be published on our website so please keep an eye out for these. We apologise for any inconvenience caused by these changes and they will included in the final programme given out on the day.
PLEASE NOTE – as full attendance is a legal requirement, it is essential that you arrive on time and stay for the duration of the course. Your certificate will be emailed to you after the course.
Holiday Inn (Bristol Airport), A38 Bridgwater Road, Cowslip Green, Bristol, BS40 5RB
The venue is not easily accessed by public transport, however there is ample free car parking on-site.
Delegates requiring accommodation are asked to make their own arrangements. Please contact the hotel directly on 01934 861123.
If you have any special requirements such as large print, induction loop, or special dietary requirements please email email@example.com before the event date to allow time for us to try and assist you.
You can secure your place on any of these courses by either
- telephoning the South West Division office on 01761 463979
- by posting a cheque to the Division Office along with the relevant registration form or
- by booking online.
Before booking, please view our Cancellation and Privacy (pdf) policies.
Delegates are advised not to book travel/accommodation until you’ve received written confirmation from The Royal College of Psychiatrists.
Please contact us on 01761 463979 if you have not received your receipt and joining instructions within 10 days of booking.
South West Division contact for all Section 12 and Approved Clinician training courses:
Laura Ball - South West Division Administrator
Tel: 01761 463979
If you would like to see whether a speaker has expressed a Declaration of Competing Interest, a list can be found in the events section of our website.
If you have any further queries, please do not hesitate to contact us. We look forward to welcoming you at the event.