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01 2023

  • Rethink Mental Illness responds to committee's recommendations for Mental Health Act reform

    Long-awaited reform of the Mental Health Act, the legislation which allows people experiencing a mental health crisis to be detained in hospital, has moved one step closer. The Draft Mental Health Bill committee has today published a report with its recommendations for the Bill.

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  • Rethink Mental Illness responds to announcement of rapid review into mental health inpatient safety

    Following numerous exposes into patient safety in mental health unit, in January 2023 the government announced a rapid review into safety in inpatient mental health units.

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  • We respond to news that government has scrapped the 10-year Mental Health & Wellbeing Plan

    Rethink Mental Illness respond to news that the government has scrapped the 10-year Mental Health & Wellbeing Plan

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  • Statement on the tragic death of Laura Winham

    Rethink Mental Illness comments on the circumstances surrounding the tragic death of Laura Winham, who had a diagnosis of schizophrenia.

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