Forensic Mental Health Patient

Description

A Forensic Mental Health Patient  is a PATIENT  being treated by a Forensic Mental Health Service.

A Forensic Mental Health Patient  is someone in the following categories:

  • Not guilty by reason of mental illness: a PERSON subject to a special verdict who has been found not guilty by reason of mental illness and detained in a hospital, Prison  or other place, or who has been granted release into the community conditionally

  • Unfit for trial: a PERSON who has been found unfit to be tried for the offences with which they have been charged

  • Limiting term: a PERSON who has been given a limiting term following a special hearing and has been detained in a mental health facility, Prison or other place, or who has been granted conditional release

  • Transferees: a PERSON who has been transferred from a Prison to a mental health facility whilst on remand or following conviction of a criminal offence and whilst serving a sentence of imprisonment

Also Known As

This NHS business definition is also known by these names:

Context Alias
Plural Forensic Mental Health Patients