Patient examined by RMO or Part II doctor within 48hours of admission (if RMO did not complete Form 7)

The patient (previously referred to as the person) must be examined by the Responsible Medical Officer (RMO) or Part II doctor (if the admitting doctor was not either of these) within 48 hours of admission. The RMO or Part II doctor should, following the examination, consider whether the patient should be further detained or discharged from detention. LINK TO ROLE OF THE PSYCHIATRIST