Protestors lobby parliament over proposed change in mental health law

BMJ 2002; 325 doi: (Published 30 November 2002) Cite this as: BMJ 2002;325:1293

In this news article by Zosia Kmietowicz (2 November, p 987), we mistakenly referred to the “planned reforms of the United Kingdom's Mental Health Act.” The reforms will in fact lead to a new act, which has not yet been passed. It is currently a draft bill, and if and when it is enacted, its provisions will apply only to England and Wales, not to the whole of the United Kingdom.


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