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0800 389 6809 

Mental Welfare Commission

Latest News

  • Consultation

    15 August 2014
    We are looking for comments on our updated guidance on Specified Persons and Nutrition by Artificial Means.
  • Specified person monitoring report

    31 July 2014
    Our latest monitoring report on the use of 'specified person' restricitions under the Mental Health Act is now available.
  • 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.
  • Latest investigation is now available

    8 July 2014
    Our latest investigation into the support given to Mr JL is now available as a full report or as an executive summary.
  • 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. 

  • The Mental Welfare Commission is now on twitter. Follow @mentalwelfare for the latest on the rights and welfare of people with mental illness, learning disability or related conditions.  

  • 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.