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Mental Health and Disability Committee

Mental Health and Disability Committee

This role of the Mental Health and Disability committee:

  • to keep under review and promote improvements in law, practice and procedure affecting individuals with disabilities and the mentally vulnerable
  • to promote and develop legal services to patients detained or subject to compulsory powers under the Mental Health Act 1983 or the Mental Capacity Act 2005 and to those within the categories referred to above
  • to review and advise on the role, design and operation of any relevant accreditation schemes.

Members

  • Committee Secretary: Jessica Evans
  • Policy adviser: Anselm Benedict
  • Sheree Green (Chair)
  • Carolyn Kirkby (CM)
  • Nicola Mackintosh
  • Simon Bull
  • Meinir Evans
  • Tim Exworthy
  • Janet Ilett
  • Richard Jones
  • Nick Lewis
  • Paul McGough
  • Sophy Miles
  • Juliet Oliver
  • Edwin Omoregie
  • Camilla Parker
  • Alex Ruck Keane
  • Lucy Series
  • Polly Sweeney
  • Carolyn Taylor
  • Leigh Hogan
  • Jennifer Nwachukwu
  • Jenny Matheson