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Reforming the Mental Health Act

Status: CLOSED
Published: 18 Feb 2021 00:00
Source: Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care is proposing a wide range of changes to rebalance the Mental Health Act, to put patients at the centre of decisions about their own care and ensure everyone is treated equally.

Please find a copy of the RCN’s summary of this consultation which includes guidance on how to feed into the RCN response.

More information is available on the Gov website.

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Page last updated - 14/08/2021