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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…

Welsh Assembly tackles mental health: 2019 update

Welsh Youth Parliament During the first meeting of the Welsh Youth Parliament (WYP) held this week, the Welsh Youth Parliament MPs voted to prioritise issues including emotional and mental support for the next two years. 3,000 young people in Wales voted on…

Perinatal mental health services: Where are we in Wales?

In January 2019, Cabinet Secretary for Health and Social Service, Vaughan Gething AM, met with the Children, Young People and Education Committee to discuss the progress of recommendations provided in the October 2017 report on perinatal mental health services.[1] What is…