Ignorantia Juris non Excusat

As the years go on, I do find that the posts I write are becoming replicas of other posts I’ve previously written.  Indeed, sometimes I write and then think, “I’ve covered this before” and then just stop and delete the draft, content that it’s already been said.  However, this time I’m going to write a […]

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Street Triage Workshop

On Tuesday of this week, the College of Policing hosted a small workshop on street triage. It was an invitation only event to start gathering ideas about how to tackle a particular piece of work we’ve been set by Her Majesty’s of Constabulary and Fire and Rescue Services (HMIC). In their 2018 Picking Up the […]

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Twenty Nineteen

The forthcoming year is the sixtieth birthday of the first piece of modern mental health legislation – the Mental Health Act 1959. It’s worth noting this milestone, in my opinion, because sixty years on we are still struggling to think about how we give effect in the real world to some of its requirements. Section […]

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