Tag Archives | Mental Health Act 1983

Pad of paper with 'staff shortages' written on it

Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHP workforce 35% short of what is needed for 24-hour service, say leads

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Care minister Helen Whately

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Revised MCA code of practice ‘still under discussion’ two years after consultation on changes

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Melanie Williams

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

Reform Mental Health Act and implement LPS: new ADASS head’s message to next government

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Mental Health. Stress, tension, relationships and work environment concept. Man's hand, holding magnifying glass

Adults, Children

Mental Health Act reform: where the government stands

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Mental Health. Stress, tension, relationships and work environment concept. Man's hand, holding magnifying glass

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Mounting demand for AMHPs and unmet need masked by fall in number of detentions, say leads

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Dictionary, definition of the word abuse.

Adults, Workforce

Mental health trust ignored staff concerns for years before Panorama exposed abuse, finds review

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Mental Health Act detention numbers fall for second year but significant racial inequalities persist

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Human rights card

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

DHSC rejects experts’ plan to curb ‘inhumane’ solitary confinement of disabled people in hospital

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Shadow health and social care secretary Wes Streeting

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Labour pledges to reform Mental Health Act if elected

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Houses of Parliament

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Mental Health Act reform ditched, King’s Speech confirms

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Houses of Parliament

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Minister sidesteps question on whether government will proceed with Mental Health Act reform

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Pile of books on a wooden desk with the words 'advice', 'assistance', 'guidance' and 'help' on the spines

Adults, Social work leaders

UPDATED: Guide to determining ordinary residence for aftercare under the Mental Health Act

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Supreme Court

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Legal analysis: the Supreme Court’s verdict on ordinary residence and mental health aftercare

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHPs lack time for ‘extremely important’ pre-assessment work with people in crisis, finds survey

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Metropolitan Police flashing blue lights image

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Police to stop attending mental health incidents unless there is significant safety risk or crime

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Police car with flashing blue lights

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

AMHP leads sound alarm over Met Police withdrawal from mental health-related incidents

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