Code of Practice Review

I missed something last year, probably because I’d changed roles and I’m not focussing on this stuff as before.  In 2019, the Care Quality Commission reported some findings after a review of the implementation of the Code of Practice to the Mental Health Act 1983. Those who have followed this blog since the start will […]

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Musings on the MCA

The Mental Capacity Act continues to consume a number of the queries I receive.  The point of this post is not to repeat the content of those I’ve already written, but to highlight the main problems which end up my focus as the questions keep coming.  You can read previous posts I’ve written in the […]

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Looking Beyond Distress

No-one involved in the discussions and debates around mental health care provision can have failed at one point or another to have bumped up against the question of whether we have enough psychiatric inpatient beds for the country’s needs. There are loads of reasons to wonder about this and plenty of time has been spent […]

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