The NHS Race & Health Observatory has published its much anticipated rapid review into ethnic health inequalities across a range of areas including key priorities set by the independent health body.
Mental Health & Others
The government has today published long-awaited guidance to support the implementation of new legislation which seeks to prevent inappropriate use of physical force against mental health patients.
Welcome to the UK’s first national pledge calling on senior leaders in NHS mental health trusts, public bodies and commissioning to declare their commitment to reduce inequalities in mental health care systems.
Public health bodies, charities and the families of men who died after being restrained by police have condemned the inclusion of a controversial medical term in one of the UK’s leading medical handbooks.
With the effects of COVID-19 many prisoners have been separated from their loved ones even more so than before. Having more than a year apart from seeing their families has caused a serious impact.
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”.
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.