Mental Health Act

Tuesday 19 May 2015

Rights have dominated political discourse this past week with the Tories plan to abolish the Human Rights Act looking likely to be a huge issue in the coming months.

Monday 5 January 2015

MENTAL health services are struggling to cope amid an increase in the number of vulnerable patients being detained in hospital, according to the head of a government watchdog.

Thursday 9 October 2014

THE number of people in Scotland being detained under mental health legislation is at its highest since the law was overhauled a decade ago.

Tuesday 18 February 2014

I NOTE with interest your interview with the outgoing chief executive of Scotland's Mental Welfare Com­mission ("World looks to Scotland after mental health care improved", The Herald, February 7).