Monthly Archives: August 2019

Independent Review =are we moving forward on implementation?

Following the final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 last year the government has, so far, accepted two of its recommendations: to replace the nearest relative role, in which a patient is allocated a relative to … Continue reading

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Terms demystified?

Acute Recovery Team for Adult Mental Health Service =The Acute Recovery Nursing Team specialise in delivering Electro-convulsive Therapy (ECT). We also run Clozapine blood clinics as well as Olanzapine depot clinic. These clinics operate during the working week and are … Continue reading

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Whittingham Hospital update

  Whittingham Hospital was a psychiatric hospital in the parish of Whittingham, near Preston, Lancashire, England. The hospital opened in 1873 as the Fourth Lancashire County Asylum and grew to be the largest mental hospital in Britain, and pioneered the use of electroencephalograms (EEGs). It closed in 1995. The National … Continue reading

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