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Interim report is published on the Mental Health Act Review

The independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983 has published its interim report.

Commissioned by the Prime Minister and chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, the review is looking at how the legislation is used and how practice can improve. The interim report has identified some priority areas that are likely to be the focus of the full report, which will make recommendations to government in autumn this year.

These include a lack of dignity and respect, high numbers of people being held against their will, disproportionate detentions among people from BAME backgrounds and the need for greater advocacy and support.

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The June/July 2018 #MHNjournal highlights include: - A report on concerns over money lending for people with mental health problems - The language of psychiatric discourse: power and imbalance - Guidance on writing for publication - Speak Up! features on experiences of working with mental health nurses, and recovery from anorexia - MHN Student Focus: Matty Laycock on the important of focusing on recovery - Inside the mind of... Natasha Devon - Resource reviews - Our regular updates from LPO Dave Munday and news from the mental health nursing world