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star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2019-01-22more like thismore than 2019-01-22
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Department of Health and Social Care more like this
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unstar this property answering dept short name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health and Social Care more like this
star this property hansard heading Compulsorily Detained Psychiatric Patients more like this
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star this property pref label House of Commons more like this
star this property question text To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what assessment he has made of the effectiveness of the Mental Health Act 1983 in protecting the rights of people detained under that Act. more like this
star this property tabling member constituency Birmingham, Edgbaston more like this
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Preet Kaur Gill more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2019-01-30more like thismore than 2019-01-30
star this property answer text <p>It is the role of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to look at how health services in England are applying the Mental Health Act 1983 to make sure that patients’ human rights are being protected. As well as its regular inspections of services, the CQC publishes an annual report, monitoring the Mental Health Act, which summarises its findings on how the Act is being delivered.</p><p> </p><p>The latest report for 2016/17, which includes a chapter on protecting patients’ rights and autonomy, is available at the following link:</p><p> </p><p><a href="https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20190108_mhareport2017_amend_1.pdf" target="_blank">https://www.cqc.org.uk/sites/default/files/20190108_mhareport2017_amend_1.pdf</a></p><p> </p><p>The Government commissioned a review of the Mental Health Act as we want to ensure that people with mental health problems receive the treatment and support they need when they need it, are treated with dignity, and that their liberty and autonomy is respected as far as possible.</p><p> </p><p>The independent Review of the Mental Health Act published its final report on 6 December 2018.</p><p> </p><p>The Government has welcomed the report and will consider it and its recommendations in detail before responding in due course. We remain committed to reforming mental health law and will develop and bring forward legislation when Parliamentary time allows.</p>
star this property answering member constituency Thurrock more like this
star this property answering member printed Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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less than 2019-01-30T17:53:08.073Zmore like thismore than 2019-01-30T17:53:08.073Z
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star this property label Biography information for Jackie Doyle-Price more like this
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unstar this property label Biography information for Preet Kaur Gill more like this