Monthly Archives: November 2016

Recall Appeal 2016 judgement

Ministry of Justice case. R (Lee-Hirons) v SSJ [2016] UKSC 46, [2016] MHLO 38 — A man is convicted of an offence. Satisfied that he is suffering from mental disorder, the court makes an order for his detention in hospital. Satisfied that … Continue reading

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AMHP accreditation system should be introduced in April 2018

Reminder = The government is set to introduce a national accreditation system for Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHP) in response to concerns over variability in the quality of practice and approval processes used by councils.The report recommended to ministers: The … Continue reading

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More Privatisation?

Private provider Virgin Care is set to run adult social work services as part of a £700m deal to reshape social care and community health support in Bath and North East Somerset. Local council chiefs and NHS commissioners have met … Continue reading

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Lessons to be LEARNED

There have been a number of national and local enquiries, what lessons do you think we need to learn from these? a) The Need for automatic enquiry following incident b) Need for thorough Case records. c) Improvement in communication within … Continue reading

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Peace

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