• Modernising the Mental Health Act report

    The final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act is published today. The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 has set out recommendations (pdf) for the UK government on how the Act and associated practice needs to change. It cites the work of the Mental Health & Justice project on p216

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  • MHJ at the King’s Policy Institute

    MHJ has contributed to a King’s Policy Institute Policy briefing document entitled: “The Future of the Mental Health Act”. This has been based on 2 policy labs and a wide range of contributions. The briefing document, is feeding into the UK Government’s independent review of the Mental Health Act. To coincide with the publication of the interim

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  • A Mental Health Act Fit for Tomorrow

    An Agenda for Reform Mental Health Alliance June 2017 “The Mental Health Act is not fit for purpose. We urgently call for a review of the Act, so that together we can protect the rights and improve care for some of the most vulnerable people in the health system.” Link  

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