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BASW response to the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983

Modernising the Mental Health Act

The British Association of Social Workers (BASW) welcomes the publication of the Wessely review “Modernising the Mental Health Act: increasing choice, reducing compulsion” and we are pleased to see some fundamental changes proposed that will strengthen the individual’s rights and choices and ensure robust safeguards are available.

Read the full BASW response.