Healthwatch Birmingham’s response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s draft guidance on preventing the inappropriate use of force and ensuring transparency and accountability about the use of force in mental health units.

By Healthwatch Birmingham
Consultations 2021

We called for:

  • more use of public feedback
  • more consultation with different communities and demographics
  • policies around use of force to be co-produced with patients and their families and carers

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 statutory guidance Download File (pdf 47.55 KB)

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