Tag Archives | Mental Health Act 1983

Human rights card

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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

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Labour pledges to reform Mental Health Act if elected

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Houses of Parliament

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Mental Health Act reform ditched, King’s Speech confirms

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Houses of Parliament

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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

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

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Supreme Court

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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

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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

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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

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

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Mental health practitioner and client

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‘Give AMHPs the therapeutic tools they need to underpin least restrictive practice’

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A social worker’s fond goodbye to a young person

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Unavailability of beds, doctors and transport increasing risks for those in crisis, warn AMHP heads

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Children

UPDATED: Scrap most community treatment orders, MPs and peers urge government

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Houses of Parliament

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The draft Mental Health Bill: parliamentary proposals for change

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Older people unlawfully detained in mental health hospitals because of poor DoLS practice, warns CQC

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AMHPs making greater use of Mental Health Act powers to tackle crises or suspected abuse or neglect

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