After over two years, the government has now set out its full response to the Independent Review led by Sir Simon Wessely, as well as a public consultation on its proposals which ends on 21 April 2021. The vast majority (but not all) of the Review’s 154 recommendations have either been accepted or at least in principle. This blog provides a summary and some early analysis to inform the response.Continue Reading
Probably just an oversight, but the Coronavirus Act 2020 made no mention of the emergency measures required to ensure those detained under the Mental Capacity Act 2005 are adequately safeguarded.
An analysis of what LPS currently looks like, since it was improved by the Lords.Continue Reading