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Trust criticised for locking up mental health patients

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.325.7375.1262/c (Published 30 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1262
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    A trust in the West Midlands has been criticised for locking up patients with mental health problems who are not being detained against their will.

    The Black Country Mental Health NHS Trust in Sandwell, which runs 257 beds, says it keeps the doors …

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