“When talking with service users or patients…what often came over is that many said… ‘looking back I can understand why I was detained…and indeed I think it saved my life.’ But then they would almost invariably go on to say, ‘but why was it such an awful experience?’ And that’s the shameful thing.”
1:13 – Background on Mental Health Act
3:42 – In addition to increasing detentions, why did PM May ask for this review?
5:47 – Can you give us some details about the review process?
7:50 – Besides service users, what other stakeholders have been involved in the review process?
9:25 – What has popped out most for you during this review process?
11:55 – Can you give us some examples of recommendations that will be made with this review?
15:22 – How do hope the review will change policy-maker’s perspectives on mental health?
16:24 – After the review, what’s next in terms of implementation?
18:30 – Final thoughts?