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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.

2 Apr, 2020

Coronavirus emergency legislation – Mental Welfare Commission role

2 Apr, 2020

Commission Position Statement on Role and Responsibility in relation to coronavirus

31 Mar, 2020

Mental Welfare Commission response to coronavirus emergency legislation

24 Mar, 2020

Mental Welfare Commission - coronavirus response (updated 24 March)

18 Mar, 2020

Rise in number of young people with mental illness being treated in non-specialist wards

18 Mar, 2020

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 18 March 2020

4 Mar, 2020

Eating disorder surveys - we want to hear from you

19 Feb, 2020

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 19 February 2020

5 Feb, 2020

Response from the Mental Welfare Commission to the Independent Inquiry into Mental Health Services in Tayside