Manchester Victoria

Late last night, it was announced by Greater Manchester Police that a twenty-five year old man arrested in connection with the New Year’s Eve stabbings at Victoria station had been ‘sectioned’ under the Mental Health Act and that the investigation was ongoing.  Within five minutes, literally, social media was full of comment – much of […]

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Inside the Wessely Review

Right! – legal eagles may be keen to know the summary of what’s inside the Wessely Review of the Mental Health Act. Standard caveats apply: this is not the whole thing, it’s written mainly for the police / paramedics towards whom this blog tends to be addressed. I’ve tried to touch just on those areas […]

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