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Mental Health Focus

Government to push on with compulsory treatment plans
2nd November 2005

Controversial mental health reforms are still on the government’s agenda a senior civil servant insisted today.
The mental health bill, which contains measures to allow compulsory treatment of mental health patients in the community, will be introduced during the current parliamentary session that ends on 20th December


Mental health law reforms unworkable, warn advisers
31st October 2005

Government plans to reform mental health law, including the introduction of compulsory treatment in the community and preventive detention of people with dangerous personality disorders, have been thrown into turmoil by an official advisory group’s warning that the measures are unworkable without extra resources

Met admits stigmatising mentally ill
27th October 2005

The Metropolitan police owned up yesterday to stigmatising people with mental illness and “perpetuating a myth” that they are especially prone to violence

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