Tag Archives: Inpatient Mental Health Services

CQC Monitoring of the Mental Health Act (BBC News / CQC)

Summary The number of people in England detained under the Mental Health Act has risen by 12% during the past five years, according to the Care Quality Commission (CQC). The Mental Health Act was used over 50,000 times to detain patients … Continue reading

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Antipsychotics in Dementia: Antipsychotic Drug Prescribing in UK Mental Health Services

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary It is estimated that up to a quarter of people in the UK with a diagnosis of dementia are prescribed … Continue reading

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