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Associate Professor, University of Waikato

Tony has been a mental health nurse for over 40 years and has practised in Liaison Psychiatry, including in the role of Duly Authorised Officer under the Mental Health Act. Tony has researched use of mental health legislation and is currently co-Chair of the Ministry of Health Expert Advisory Group on reform of the Mental Health Act.

This presentation will cover:

Assessment of decision making capacity and considerations of duty of care, with some clinical examples. The presentation will also outline criteria for use of the Mental Health Act, and the process of initiating compulsory assessment.