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BMJ 2002; 324 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.324.7333.316 (Published 09 February 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;324:316

Netherlands to tighten control on use of restraints for mental health patients: The Netherlands is set to introduce stricter controls on the use of mechanical restraints for mentally ill patients after a report from its Health Care Inspectorate, which warns of insufficient staff training and awareness of the risks. Two to three deaths are reported each year from …

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