Welsh mental health charity Hafal launched its Mental Health Manifesto for the 2007 Assembly Elections today (March 28th) at the National Assembly…
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.
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.
The Welsh Assembly Government has this week launched a new 10-year strategy which it says will put personalised care at the heart of social services in Wales.
Mental health services for children and young people are inadequate and need immediate investment, according to a report by ChildLine Cymru.
Peers have inflicted a further defeat on the UK Government’s Mental Health Bill this week by voting to ensure compulsory community treatment is used only on people who would otherwise be in and out of hospital.
The Mental Health Bill foundered once again yesterday as the UK Government was defeated on three points in the House of Lords during a report stage debate…
The number of unpaid carers in Britain is likely to rise by three million over the next 25 years, according to the Disability Rights Commission (DRC).