Are mental health tribunals only a nominal challenge?

BMJ 2017; 357:j1836
Authors: Paul Gosney, Paul Lomax, Aileen O’Brien
“We read with interest Wise’s article regarding the rise in detentions under the Mental Health Act (MHA), outlining the obvious human rights concerns. What happens to people detained under the MHA once they enter hospital is rarely discussed. Their legal rights are protected by the Mental Health Review Tribunal system.”
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