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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@nhs.scot.

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Our news section dates from January 2016.

3 Oct, 2019

Capacity consent and compulsion for young people with borderline personality disorder

18 Sep, 2019

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 18 September 2019

12 Sep, 2019

Investigation into a delayed discharge - Ms ST

21 Aug, 2019

Commission publishes new local visit reports - 21 August 2019

20 Aug, 2019

Person centred care plans - new guide for mental health and learning disability services

13 Aug, 2019

New website for the Mental Welfare Commission

7 Aug, 2019

Vacancy for Executive Director (Medical)

30 Jul, 2019

Board member vacancy at Mental Welfare Commission

18 Jul, 2019

Mental Welfare Commission releases report on 2018 local visit outcomes