Mental Health

14/08/2020 0 comments 154 views

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 the important safeguards contained in...
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23/07/2020 0 comments 164 views

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 been panel members for a...
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13/09/2019 0 comments 539 views

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 a wealth of experience representing...
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18/02/2019 0 comments 778 views

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 effects, and forced treatment of...
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07/02/2018 0 comments 782 views

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 is keen to hear from...
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17/03/2016 0 comments 928 views

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 decisions for themselves have access...
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10/04/2015 0 comments 1070 views

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 number of legal challenges to...
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19/03/2015 0 comments 1007 views

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 living in a stable state...
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25/02/2015 0 comments 882 views

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, they have a right to...
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05/02/2015 0 comments 999 views

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 the stigma attached to mental...
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