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Lords amend Mental Health Bill to limit nurses'detention powers.

Research paper by Bill B Doult, Colin C Parish

Indexed on: 28 Feb '07Published on: 28 Feb '07Published in: Nursing standard (Royal College of Nursing (Great Britain) : 1987)



Abstract

The RCN has reacted angrily after members of the House of Lords amended the Mental Health Bill last week to prevent experienced mental health nurses taking decisions about patients' compulsory detention for treatment.