Mental Health


Legal Wales Conference 2014: students address practitioners on children and young people’s rights to mental health services in Wales

Posted on 13 November 2014 by Lucy Cone

LPC students Katie Morgan and Charlotte Pritchard talk about their experience presenting at this year’s Legal Wales Conference 2014 held at Bangor University. “We were extremely pleased to be selected by Cardiff Law School to work with the Wales Observatory on Human Rights of Children and Young People to present a break-out session at the
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The Care Quality Commission Raises Concerns About ‘Blanket Rules’ In Mental Health Services – Lucy Series

Posted on 29 January 2014 by Alison Tobin

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has a legal duty to monitor how mental health services are exercising their powers under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA) – a legal framework governing detention and compulsory treatment of people with mental health problems. Yesterday the CQC published its annual report, raising lots of very important issues. I
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