hospital order

hospital order

an order authorizing an offender's detention in a named hospital.
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A MAN has been given a hospital order after police found bombmaking materials in his Northumberland home.
The court was told that one report by consultant forensic psychiatrist recommended a hospital order under The Mental Health Act.
Seyferth, orginally from Blackpool but now of no fixed address, has been under the care of mental health professionals since the incident, after a hospital order was imposed.
He has been detained under a hospital order at a mental health facility.
In 2010, loner David Dale was given an indefinite hospital order after posing as a teenager to lure his two 10-year-old victims to a field in order to sexually assault them.
However, a court heard, since Dale was given the hospital order for those attacks, three further victims have been identified.
The judge handed Hassan a hospital order with a restriction order without limit of time for the public's protection.
A WOMAN who flung scalding coffee over another patient at a Tees psychiatric unit has been given an indefinite hospital order.
Richardson, of Ashworth Gardens in Dewsbury, was earlier this week sentenced to a hospital order following his conviction for a robbery.
A MAN found to have killed his lover has been given an indefinite hospital order.
A MUM who started a fire in her house because she thought it was being bugged by her exboyfriend has been given a hospital order.

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