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Mental Welfare Commission

Latest News

  • Member appointment to Mental Welfare Commission

    26 August 2014
    The Minister for Public Health has announced the appointment of one new member to the Mental Welfare Commission
  • Review of safety and security for individuals who might abscond

    20 August 2014
    We have asked NHS Boards to review their safety and security policy regarding individuals who may abscond
  • EIP seminars

    20 August 2014
    New dates announced in October and November 2014 for Excellence in Practice seminars
  • Consultation

    15 August 2014
    We are looking for comments on our updated guidance on Specified Persons and Nutrition by Artificial Means.
  • Awards 2014 - 2015

    17 July 2014
    Nominations are now being taken for the 2014-2015 principles into practice awards. Now is the time to tell us about all the principle focussed care and support that is being delivered across Scotland.
  • We provide information and advice on rights and welfare in mental health, learning disability and related conditions. Call 0131 313 8777 or 0800 389 6809 for service users and carers. 

  • We are delighted to welcome the Forum Head and members to the National Confidential Forum (NCF). Find out more here.

  • Nominations are now being taken for the 2014-2015 principles into practice awards. Now is the time to tell us about all the principle focussed care and support that is being delivered across Scotland.

  • We are looking for comments on our updated guidance on Specified Persons and Nutrition by Artificial Means.