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Mental Health

16th March 2018

Care But No Control

The Birmingham and Solihull NHS Trust have recently given an apology to the family of Janice Smith who was killed...

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21st February 2018

The Days Are Getting Longer

As I write this article on a late afternoon in February, I can definitely say the days are getting longer....

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09th February 2018

Making Changes to the Nearest Relative

  There is a consultation process going on at the moment looking at a major reform of the Mental Health Act....

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30th January 2018

Calling for Action on Loneliness

Shortly before Christmas, the Jo Cox Foundation published a report on loneliness, an appropriate time to raise awareness about this...

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23rd January 2018

Well-being at Work

Health and care organisations may be very skilled and experienced in promoting the mental well-being of their service users, but...

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11th January 2018

Running In January

At the risk of starting the New Year with another resolution, a campaign being organised in conjunction with MIND, the...

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03rd January 2018

The Treatment Test

When you go into hospital you expect to receive treatment – but what does treatment actually mean? When we think...

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31st May 2017

Managing the risk of hoarding

I’ve written in the past about the issue of hoarding and the limited legal remedies that might be used to...

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31st July 2016

Distress Brief Intervention – Mental Health ‘First Aid’

Tony Clarke Scottish Care Inspectorate Specialist

Distress can signal a danger point in our lives. This could be as a reaction to what we see as a...

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20th June 2016

A gilded cage is still a cage

Rachel Griffiths Mental Capacity and Human Rights Specialist

This image is startling, and rather old-fashioned: I don’t think many of us see birds kept in fancy gold-plated cages...

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