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Overhaul for mental health law

16th August 2007

The Bamford Review, set up to look at Mental Health and Learning Disability, has recommended that the law to help people with mental health problems and learning disabilities should be overhauled.

In the latest of a series of 10 reports, the Bamford Review says that existing law is out of date and inappropriate for those who cannot make decisions for themselves and a law change would be import to safeguard the rights and dignity of people with mental health problems or learning disabilities.

 

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Article Information

Title: Overhaul for mental health law
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 3786
Date Added: 16th Aug 2007

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