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Emergency Psychiatric Treatment (EPT)

Under section 204 of the MHA 2014 the medical practitioner who provided Emergency Psychiatric Treatment must provide the Chief Psychiatrist with a copy of an approved form –  Form 9A (private) or Form 9A (public).

The following information must be provided:

  • The name of the person provided with the treatment;
  • The name and qualification of the practitioner who provided the treatment;
  • The names of any other people involved in providing the treatment;
  • The date, time and place the treatment was provided;
  • Particulars of the circumstances in which the treatment was provided;
  • Particulars of the treatment provided.

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