The family of physically healthy, 29-year-old Kingsley Burrell who had no history of mental illness but died after he was restrained by police while detained under the Mental Health Act at Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health Trust, have called on the Crown Prosecution Service to review it's decision... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels Significant sections of the Capital's community have voiced shock at the news that London's oldest black led mental health service, Family Health Isis, has been told that support for their often life saving work will be significantly cut at a time at a time when detention rates... Read more..
By Staff writer Prior to the close of parliament the minister Norman Lamb MP, wrote to the Metropolitan Police lead for mental health Cmmdr Christine Jones following a meeting with BMH UK's director Matilda MacAttram, about the concerns she has been raising for the past two years over the disturbing... Read more..
The Home Affairs Committee report on policing and mental health has said that the Mental Health Act 1983 should be amended so that police cells are no longer stated as a place of safety for those detained under section 136, in line with BMH UK demands set out in their submission to this... Read more..
By Matilda MacAttram Wednesday 2 April 2008 The only permanent exhibition to shed light on the city of London’s involvement in the transatlantic slave trade is on permanent view at the Museum in Docklands.