Approved Clinician Courses

The Section 12 and Approved Clinician Courses are ran by the Medical Education Team based at North Manchester General Hospital.

Please contact the Medical Education Team via to book your place and for any queries.

Please be aware of the following prior to booking your course:

  • It is essential that all applicants seeking initial approval as a Section 12 (2) or an Approved Clinician doctor attend an appropriate training course prior to being approved
  • For initial approval, applicants must have attended a two day induction course within the twelve month period immediately preceding the date of the application
  • Please note that attendance at an appropriate training course does not confer approval status
  • All courses have been approved by the North of England Approvals Panel
  • Refresher courses are designed for candidates seeking to extend their Section 12 (2) or AC approval status