Briefing quick find:

Mental health law briefing 256 – DoLS guidance / Conditional discharge

The Mental Health Caseworkers Section of HM Prison and Probation Service has recently produced guidance on ‘Discharge conditions that amount to a deprivation of liberty.’ https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/discharge-conditions-that-amount-to-a-deprivation-of-liberty This refers to the recommendation in the independent review of the MHA published on 6 December 2018…

Interim orders: Oversight with bite

‘It is, in my judgment, necessary and appropriate that I should make the court’s disapproval of the way in which the NMC responded to the previous court order. For these reasons the costs order, modest as it is, is in…

Health Board boundary change

In June 2018 Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Services, Vaughan Gething, announced 1 April 2019 as the date for a boundary change between the Cwm Taf University Health Board and the Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board. Why the change? Bridgend…