Mental Health Act Committee

The purpose of Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board's Mental Health Act Committee is to ensure that all the requirements of the Mental Health Act 1983 (as amended) are met by the Health Board.

The full role of the Committee is detailed in the Terms of Reference including the Power of Discharge Sub-Committee.

The  Annual Workplan sets out the Committee's working practices including the requirement for a Cycle of Business (CoB) which is regularly revised.

The Committee provides an annual report of activity to the Board:

Wef 6.9.18:

Committee Chair : Mrs Lucy Reid

Vacancy / Interim Vice Chair      

Committee Independent members: Cllr Cheryl Carlisle and Mr Eifion Jones

Lead Executive: Mrs Lesley Singleton, Acting Director Mental Health and Learning Disabilities

Secretariat: Jody Evans can be contacted via / 01745 448788 ext 6362

The agenda including supporting papers and also the approved minutes of the Betsi Cadwaladr University Health Board's Mental Health Act Committee Meetings are accessible by clicking on the links below.  

Agenda & Papers 2020 Approved Minutes



As a consequence of the ongoing and developing Covid-19 situation, the Chair has taken the decision to stand down the meeting.  Future dates will be published and confirmed via these web pages.

Agenda & papers 2019 Approved minutes
27.9.19 Approved Minutes 27.9.19
28.6.19 Approved Minutes 28.6.19
29.3.19 Approved Minutes 29.3.19
3.1.19 Approved Minutes 3.1.19

For previous minutes and papers, please contact the relevant Secretariat as named above