Two years ago, the previous Committee of Public Accounts reported on the Department of Health’s efforts to move people with a learning disability out of mental health hospitals and into the community. In April 2017, the acting Committee published a report on current local support.
The Joint Committee on Human Rights launched an inquiry into mental health and deaths in prison in December 2016. An interim report was published in April 2017.
The Council of Europe’s Committee for the Prevention of Torture and Inhuman and Degrading Treatment or Punishment (CPT) published a report on UK detention practice in April 2017.
The King’s Fund published a report on the future of HIV services in England in April 2017.
The Women and Equalities Committee’s inquiry into the accessibility of our homes, buildings and public spaces made a call for written submissions. The deadline was 12 October 2016.
Disability Rights UK are consulting on on what the disability rights sector should be seeking from a post-Brexit UK. Submissions should be made by 5 May 2017.
Shelter, in partnership with ComRes, published an April 2017 report exploring the relationship between housing and mental health.
The NHS published an interactive report in April 2017 on the potential differences in the treatment, health status, and outcomes of people with learning disabilities.
Scope is recruiting a Policy and Campaigns Manager (Independent Living) on a permanent basis in London. Applications close on 28 April 2017.
Scope is recruiting a Campaigns Officer on a permanent basis in London. Applications close on 21 April 2017.