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The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland is looking for two new Board members – one a consultant psychiatrist/approved medical practitioner, and the other a general member.
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland today published seven new reports on its visits to NHS hospital wards and units.
Publishing its annual report for 2016-17 today, the Mental Welfare Commission welcomed the openness of public figures in speaking about depression and anxiety, and called for similar public discussion of mental illnesses that are less well known and can be misunderstood.
New figures published today by the Mental Welfare Commission show a rise of 12.5% in existing guardianship orders in Scotland, to 12,082 at March 2017.
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland today published six new reports on its visits to NHS hospital wards and units and the State Hospital.
A report published today shows a significant drop in the number of young people with mental illness being treated in non-specialist wards in Scotland for 2016-17, in a similar pattern to the previous year.
New figures published today by the Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland show an 8.2% increase in compulsory treatment for mental health in 2016/17 compared to the previous year.
The Mental Welfare Commission today published an investigation report into the care and treatment of Mr QR, prior to his death, by a health board in Scotland.
The Scottish Government is setting up a review to consider whether the provisions of the Mental Health (Care & Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003 fulfil the needs of people with learning disability and autism. An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Secretary to the review and a Project Manager to form the review team, working under the direction of an independent Chair.
The Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland today published three new reports on its visits to NHS hospital wards and units.