When you have been discharged from a section of the Mental Health Act you may be entitled to S117 aftercare. Not all sections trigger the …Read Moreabout S117 Aftercare
Mental Health Law in Lockdown
Similar to the rest of the world Ringrose Law’s Mental Health department has been in lockdown due to Covid-19 and having to stay at home …Read Moreabout Mental Health Law in Lockdown
Relatives have such an important role in the care and treatment of those who have been detained in hospital for their mental health. One of …Read Moreabout Nearest Relative
Mental Health Law Society Accreditation Panel
We are proud to announce that both Samantha Turner and Laura Taylor have been re-accredited to the Law Society Mental Health Accreditation scheme. Both have …Read Moreabout Mental Health Law Society Accreditation Panel
Ringrose Law welcomes new Mental Health Solicitor
Ringrose Law is delighted to welcome Laura Taylor the latest recruit to our Mental Health team. Laura qualified as a Solicitor in 2009 and has …Read Moreabout Ringrose Law welcomes new Mental Health Solicitor
Mental Health and the Law
In May 2017 the Prime Minister made a speech in which she referred to a ‘flawed’ Mental Health Act which often results in detention, disproportionate …Read Moreabout Mental Health and the Law
Mental Health Act Review!
The Government is reviewing the Mental Health Act to consider how it can be improved, especially for those suffering a mental health crisis. The review …Read Moreabout Mental Health Act Review!
Government invited to resolve deprivation of liberty requirements
Government invited to resolve deprivation of liberty requirements The Court of Protection has invited the Government to find ways to ensure that vulnerable people unable to make …Read Moreabout Government invited to resolve deprivation of liberty requirements
Deprivation of Liberty Guidance clarifies rules
The Law Society have today issued new guidance on deprivation of liberty safeguard (DOLS) to help Lawyers meet an expected 10 fold surge in the …Read Moreabout Deprivation of Liberty Guidance clarifies rules
The problem with Mental Illness is not just going to “go away”
The problem with mental illness is not just going to “go away”. However, through education, we can help more people have a better chance at …Read Moreabout The problem with Mental Illness is not just going to “go away”
New Guidance for representation at a Mental Health Tribunal
For those people who are detained in hospital due to their mental health, if they wish to challenge their detention under the Mental Health Act, …Read Moreabout New Guidance for representation at a Mental Health Tribunal
Time to Talk Day – What if everyone was open about Mental Health?
Today Thursday 5 February, Time to Change is running an annual Time to Talk Day. Time to Change is a campaign set up to challenge …Read Moreabout Time to Talk Day – What if everyone was open about Mental Health?