12/03/21

Hospital Managers Panel

A Hospital Managers Hearing is a safeguard put in place by the Mental Health Act.   Like a Mental Health Review Tribunal, it is a method …

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03/02/21

Time to Change!- Lets End Mental Health Discrimination!

‘Time to Talk Day’ takes place on the 4th February and is focused ending the Stigma of mental health. The stigma around mental health remains …

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29/01/21

Reforming the Mental Health Act

In 2017 the Government ordered an independent review of the Mental Health Act and following the review Professor Sir Simon Wesley delivered a landmark report …

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18/11/20

S117 Aftercare

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 …

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Family Mediation
14/08/20

Nearest Relative

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 …

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23/07/20

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 …

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11/05/20

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 …

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Laura Taylor - Mental Health Solicitor
13/09/19

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 …

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Family Mediation
18/02/19

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 …

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07/02/18

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 …

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Mediation - Family Law
17/03/16

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 …

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10/04/15

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 …

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