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Policy watch

Simon Lawton‐Smith (Head of Policy at The Mental Health Foundation, London, UK)

Mental Health and Social Inclusion

ISSN: 2042-8308

Article publication date: 17 November 2011

Abstract

Purpose

This paper aims to review recent and forthcoming developments in mental health policy across the UK.

Design/methodology/approach

The paper summarises and comments on recent policy documents and initiatives.

Findings

The paper suggests how changes to policy might impact on mental health services.

Originality/value

The paper updates knowledge of recent and forthcoming mental health policy.

Keywords

Citation

Lawton‐Smith, S. (2011), "Policy watch", Mental Health and Social Inclusion, Vol. 15 No. 4, pp. 156-159. https://doi.org/10.1108/20428301111186787

Publisher

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Emerald Group Publishing Limited

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