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 …
The Equality Trust has published its annual Wealth Tracker. This May 2017 report examines the wealth of Britain’s 1000 wealthiest citizens, and how this increase in wealth could have been spent differently to help address social problems in Britain.
For Mental Health Awareness Week in May 2017, the Mental Health Foundation have published a report on the UK’s mental health.
The House of Commons Health Committee launched an inquiry in September 2016 into the impact of Brexit on Health and Social Care. A report was published in April 2017.
Mind is recruiting a Parliamentary and Campaigns Assistant on a full-time basis in Stratford, London. Applications close on 2 June 2017.
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 Children’s Commissioner’s Stability Index (pdf) is a measure of stability for looked after children, bringing together data on care placements, schools and social workers. This April 2017 report provides analysis and insight on the experiences of stability for children in care.