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Simon Wessely
Regius Professor of Psychiatry, Dir King's Centre Military Health Research, King's Coll London;Past President Royal Coll of Psychiatrists; Chelsea season ticket
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Raf - Expert by Experience - #Coproduction 7h
Great today today at the annual Christmas Card signing! We signed cards for every single one of our service users and residents with the help of leaders within the sector and experts by experience! Thank you for everyone who supported!
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Steven Gilbert Dec 7
Here is our letter to the Prime Minister about the importance of . Never thought that I would be writing a formal letter of this nature, & I am so pleased that it was sent on behalf of 12 incredible people the members of the Service User & Carer Group. Change will come!
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Assoc. MH Providers Dec 6
. “Report lays out new foundations for Mental Health Act...have accepted two recommendations and will study the others. We want this to be a deliberate, consultative approach, and get this right. We want to make sure the new Act stands the test of time”
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CentreforMH Dec 7
“Being detained against your will can affect you for the rest of your life, so we need to get it right” responds to yesterday’s findings and explains how we worked with the review to harness people’s own experience of the Act:
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INQUEST Dec 7
INQUEST has long been concerned about legal aid disparities following deaths in Mental Health settings. said "We are glad to see this review adding to the widespread calls for non-means tested legal aid for bereaved families."
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Simon Wessely 15h
New year is possibly a touch optimistic Assuming you mean next year !
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Simon Wessely Dec 9
Replying to @Capacitylaw
Thanks alex
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Alex Ruck Keene Dec 9
summaries and commentaries on MHA Review report
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Andrew McCracken Dec 6
Lots to welcome in review of Mental Health Act. The Act relies on availability of good care and support so hopefully the long term plan addresses the financial and workforce pressures facing mental health services. Comment from ->
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Simon Wessely Dec 9
Replying to @MentalHealthCop
How on Earth do you do this so quickly ?
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Simon Wessely Dec 9
Been having a break from and the excitement of so only just since this Wise comments Michael Thanks
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Simon Wessely Dec 9
The difference being that you still have the chance to go back to school or education later.
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Simon Wessely Dec 9
Thanks andy! You weren’t so bad yourself.
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Andy Bell Dec 8
Absolutely, and why the Mental Health Act Review emphasises need to update mental health estate as a priority for capital investment to ensure everyone is treated in a decent, psychologically informed environment
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Oliver Lewis Dec 8
ICYMI - How has the Wessely Review of the Mental Health Act grappled with the UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities?
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Stephen Fry Dec 8
A very important independent report for the government on how the old Mental Health Act of 1983 needs to be changed in all kinds of ways to fit it for now and the years to come (recommend the “Easy Read” 17 page version!)
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Sonia Johnson Dec 7
Reviewing the Mental Health Act - delivering evidence-informed policy. Short piece in today from , Bryn Lloyd-Evans and me (free with email registration)
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Simon Wessely Dec 7
Anyone interested in the history of psychological and social responses to battle and war in history should follow the live tweets from yesterday. It’s so much more complicated and interesting than just saying “they all had PTSD”
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Simon Wessely Dec 7
Constantine - any chance of reading this ? Am on Simon.wessely@kcl.ac.uk
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The Returning Soldier Dec 7
Replying to @ADE_stan
considers the role of Athena in Ajax’s story and cautions that figures like gods in texts might be literary devices rather than evidence of trauma /ptsd
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