The Mental Welfare Commission have published a May 2017 guide to ensure mental health patients have their human rights respected at key points in their treatment. The guide – called Rights in Mind (pdf) – is a practical document that lists people’s rights when they are first admitted to hospital, when they are on the ward, when …
For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.
This April 2017 report on discrimination in prison from the Prison Reform Trust and Zahid Mubarek Trust finds disproportionate outcomes for prisoners with protected characteristics.
In preparation for the 2017 general election, Mencap has published three guides around voting and campaigning.
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.