The family of a woman who was the seventh person in as many years to take her own life by the same means at units run by an NHS mental health trust said it “shouldn’t have happened”.
Mental Health & Others
The UK Government says that major reform of the Mental Health Act will empower individuals to have more control over their treatment and deliver on a key manifesto commitment.
New legislation that seeks to end the inappropriate use of physical force against mental health patients must be implemented without further delay, a leading nurse has warned.
Cruse Bereavement Care is the leading charity for bereaved people in the UK and Northern Ireland. They also provide training and consultancy for any organisation who encounter bereaved people in their work.
A family’s seven year wait for answers over the death of Leon Briggs after being taken into police custody has started at an inquest in Milton Keynes. He was detained at Luton police station in 2013.
A review published today by the Warrington Safeguarding Adults Board has concluded that the self-inflicted death of Laura Davis was facilitated by staff at the inpatient mental health facility, Arbury Court.
The inquest into the death of Sharon Kelly concluded yesterday, finding that failings by Essex Partnership University Foundation Trust (EPUT), East of England Ambulance Service and Essex Police contributed to her death.
This systematic review aims to summarise the current body of evidence for the prevalence of mental illness in global refugee populations and overcome methodological limitations of individual studies.