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Changes to the Mental Health Care Act (1983) Code of Practice


GOV.UK have published their invitation to feed in comments about proposed Changes to the Mental Health Care Act (1983) Code of Practice.  For more details click here

The Consultation which opened 7 July, closes on 12 Septemberr 2014.  The Department of Health are seeking comments on proposed changes to legislation governing the treatment of people with mental health problems.  This consultation is part of the DoH programme which seeks to Make mental health services more effective and accessible.  

The documents can be accessed via the links below: 

Stronger Code: Better Care Consultation on proposed changes to the Code of Practice: Mental Health Care Act 1983 52 pages

Mental Health Care Act 1983 Draft Code of Practice for Consultation  373 pages

There are also Easy Read versions available on the GOV.UK website








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