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MENTAL HEALTH ACT 2016 - SECT 239

Performance of non-ablative neurosurgical procedure with consent and tribunal approval

239 Performance of non-ablative neurosurgical procedure with consent and tribunal approval

A doctor for an authorised mental health service may perform a non-ablative neurosurgical procedure on a person in the authorised mental health service if—
(a) the person has given informed consent to the treatment; and
(b) the tribunal has approved under section 512 the performance of the procedure on the person.
Example of a non-ablative neurosurgical procedure—
deep brain stimulation



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