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Keep up to date with the latest news from the Mental Welfare Commission.

Find out about our most recent investigations, reports on hospital visits and the latest advice on mental health and adults with incapacity law.

For media enquiries about any of the issues we work on, please contact our communications team at mwc.communications@mwcscot.org.uk.

We cannot respond to out of hours enquiries. If you email us, we will respond to you during normal working hours.

Our news section dates from January 2016.

21 Jan, 2020

Chief Executive, Mental Welfare Commission for Scotland

15 Jan, 2020

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 15 January 2020

20 Dec, 2019

Opening times, Christmas and New Year

18 Dec, 2019

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 18 December 2019

28 Nov, 2019

Mental Welfare Commission releases 2018-19 annual report

20 Nov, 2019

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 20 November 2019

5 Nov, 2019

FAQs on voting in the UK General Election 2019

30 Oct, 2019

More support needed for people with autism and complex needs

23 Oct, 2019

Highest ever number of detentions for mental illness in Scotland and rising numbers for young people