Detention is renewed for a further year RMO completes Form 11

If the decision is made that the patient still meets the criteria for detention for treatment the person and nearest relative should be advised accordingly. The RMO should again complete Form 11. This allows the patient to be detained for an addition period of up to 1 year if necessary. LINK TO FORM 11

The same process will follow at every yearly period thereafter i.e. examination by the RMO with 2 months of the expiry and completion of Form 11 if necessary.

The patient and his nearest relative should again be advised of their rights including the right to appeal the detention to the Mental Health Review Tribunal.