Hearing questionnaire 1 - To the patient's representative, the Local Social Services Authority and guardian (if not the LSSA)

Published date21 March 2018
Subject MatterMental Health Tribunal forms and guidance

The First-tier Tribunal

(Health, Education and Social Care Chamber)

Mental Health

To the Patient’s Representative, the Local Social Services Authority and Guardian (if not the LSSA)

Please identify all dates within the listing period (specified in the Case Notification Letter (CNL1) & Directions) that are possible for you and your witnesses.

(Note: the Local Social Services Authority witnesses will include the Responsible Clinician and LSSA representative). Please answer all the questions below.

Parties are reminded that they have a legal duty to cooperate with the tribunal. If they fail to return this form within the time limit referred to in the Case Notification Letter, the tribunal will assume that all dates within the period identified in the letter are convenient, and will allocate a hearing date accordingly. Efforts will be made to list the case for hearing on a date convenient to all parties, but this may not always be possible.

Case No:

Completed & signed by:


Address of residence, and telephone:

Section 7 or 37:

Venue proposed for hearing

(full address):

Available dates (please give at least 3 full days or 6 half days within the listing window):

Any other information that will assist the tribunal when fixing a hearing date - including days or dates when parties are definitely not available, including reasons:

Do you consider that this case would benefit from being checked by a salaried judge in advance of the hearing? If so, why?

Will your client need an interpreter at the hearing? Please give details:

If the patient is legally aided, please confirm that an accredited member of the Law Society’s Mental Health Panel will be representing the patient at the hearing:


On behalf of:


Please return this form by secure email to HQ1Listings@justice.gov.uk - to be received by the tribunal no later than the date specified in Case Notification Letter (CNL1).

To the Responsible Local Social Services Authority.

By law, the Responsible Local Social Services Authority must send or deliver to the tribunal the documents specified in the latest Practice Direction from the Senior President of Tribunals on Statements and Reports in Mental Health Cases (“the Practice Direction”) so that they are received by the tribunal as...

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