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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.

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Our news section dates from January 2016.

30 Mar, 2017

Mental Health Strategy - strong on ambition, much to do

16 Mar, 2017

New Board members appointed

20 Jan, 2017

Launch of national network promises improved care for new mothers

13 Jan, 2017

New figures show number of people detained in the UK

13 Jan, 2017

Scottish Government publishes findings on learning disability and autism scoping study

10 Dec, 2016

Mental Welfare Commission calls for human rights-based approach in new mental health strategy

2 Dec, 2016

Government commitment to law review for people with learning disability welcomed

17 Nov, 2016

Annual report 2015-16

6 Oct, 2016

Substantial reduction in admissions of young people with mental ill health to non-specialist wards