More help needed for mentally ill war veterans

Defence Secretary Des Browne has responded to claims of neglect towards British troops wounded in conflict and experiencing mental health problems by promising the best possible treatment for returning veterans.

Major review sheds doubt on Community Treatment Orders

A major review by the Institute of Psychiatry has concluded that there is little evidence to suggest that Community Treatment Orders – a key plank of the UK Government’s plans to change mental health laws – are beneficial to patients.