The Chief exec of the UKs largest mental health trust, Steve Shrubb, which includes Broadmoor the country's most high secure psychiatric hospitals where disproportionate numbers of people from the UK's African are detained and subject to some of the harshest treatment, has today retired from his post... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels With the imprisonment of people from the UK's African Caribbean communities far outnumbering per head of the population the mass incarceration rates of African Americans within the US prison industrial complex, a new United Nations report showing that global minorities continue... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels The BBC's spotlight on the disproportionate use of Taser against black Britons has highlighted an injustice that urgently needs to be addressed, but the practice that has for far too long remained hidden of the Tasering of patients detained under the Mental Health Act, by... Read more..
By Zephaniah Samuels A plan for what the Government should do in the first 100 days of the new parliament to improve the lives of people with mental health problems entitled 'Improving England's Mental Health: The First 100 Days and Beyond' has prioritised five areas for action that does not touch... 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.