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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.

10 Aug, 2017

New report - Sharing to improve

2 Aug, 2017

Advice note - Changes to the Mental Health Act

11 Jul, 2017

Homelessness and mental ill health in Scotland - New report

20 Jun, 2017

Police use of place of safety orders for people in mental distress

31 May, 2017

Call for reform of Scotland's mental health laws

24 May, 2017

New rights guide for Scotland's mental health patients

25 Apr, 2017

Voting Rights

11 Apr, 2017

Scotland's adult acute mental health wards - improvements in care, but patients express fear over safety

6 Apr, 2017

New guide - LGBT people and mental health