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BMH UK’s calls for ban of Taser against detained patients on locked psychiatric wards to be debated in parliament

Calls by human rights campaigns group, Black Mental Health UK  (BMH UK )for a ban on the use of Taser firearms against people detained on locked psychiatric wards, will be among amendments debated on the second day of report stage … Continue reading

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Alarm at armed police officers being called onto mental health wards

Tonight’s BBC Panorama programme on the Met Police’s Specialist Firearms Command Unit following a number of people who have been killed by armed officers comes at a time when human rights campaigns group Black Mental Health UK have learnt that … Continue reading

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Met Police commission on policing and mental health slammed as a ‘cosmetic exercise’

The exclusion of any agency which has worked in the area of deaths in custody and mental health, particularly from the UK’s African Caribbean communities where the deaths rates are highest, has led to accusations that the Mets new Commission … Continue reading

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Sean Rigg Lambeth Town Hall, public memorial event spotlights mental health and policing

A public memorial meeting to mark the fourth anniversary of the death of mental health service user, Sean Rigg, who lost his life in police custody in 2008, will be held at Lambeth Town Hall on Tuesday 21st August 2012 … Continue reading

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Launch of The Solution magazine set to transform the public debate on mental healthcare

Care services Minister Paul Burstowe MP has endorsed a new digital magazine entitled ‘The Solution’, which is set to transform the debate on ethnicity and mental healthcare.

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