BILD: Women and girls and restraint by Katharine Sacks-Jones

For those woman and girls who end up in mental health units for treatment, their expectations should be of a caring, supportive environment where they can get the treatment they need to get better.

Unfortunately, we know from Agenda’s research on restraint that many are instead in an environment where physical force has become shockingly routine.

Read Katharine’s blog here.

LDToday: Voices of people with learning disabilities ‘must be heard’ in Mental Health Act review

The Mental Health Act review taking place this year represents a real opportunity for people with learning disabilities, Norman Lamb tells Learning Disability Today.

The Liberal Democrat spokesperson for health and social care gave his views in a specially recorded video for Learning Disability Today readers.