Monthly Archives: December 2018

Final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 – Patients in the criminal justice system

The following passage is taken from the Review Report and focuses on Forensic issues which currently falls within PART THREE of the present Act. Please read the full report. “Patients in the criminal justice system Magistrates’ courts should have the … Continue reading

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Independent Review 2018 – hospital visitors chapter.

The following is taken directly from the final Report of the Independent Review. Please read the final report in full detail. It is important to make sure that the detained patient has plenty of opportunity to appeal detention to an … Continue reading

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Key Terms and meanings taken from the Independent Review 2018

Key terms Definition Human Rights largely incorporated into UK law by the Human Rights Act 1998 Human Rights Substantive rights set out in the European Convention on Human Rights Independent Mental Health Advocate An advocate able to offer help to … Continue reading

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HASLAR HOSPITAL HAMPSHIRE

Royal Naval Hospital (Haslar), Gosport Since 1753, The Royal Hospital Haslar in Gosport has provided medical care to the service personnel of the Royal Navy, and latterly, to the Army and RAF, and, in more recent years, civilians, too.The building … Continue reading

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