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Sections Explained

Most people being admitted to our adult or older adult acute wards on a Section of the Mental Health Act will be on either a Section 2 or a Section 3. You can find out more information about these sections here:

Section 2

Section 3

However, if you require more information about these or any of the other aspect of the Mental Health Act then please contact Terri Mannion, Mental Health Act Manager on: 0845 219 1277  or via her email:

Last updated: 14 August, 2017

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Visiting restrictions at Oxford Health inpatient wards

There is currently no visiting to any of our community hospitals and mental health inpatient wards.

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