Plan aims to end discrimination in mental health services

BMJ 2005; 330 doi: (Published 13 January 2005) Cite this as: BMJ 2005;330:113
  1. Zosia Kmietowicz
  1. London

    The way black and other ethnic minority people with mental health problems are treated by health and social care services in England is to be scrutinised under new reforms aimed at ending discrimination in mental health services.

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    The inquiry into the death of David “Rocky” Bennett has prompted new policies for the NHS

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    The action plan, entitled Delivering Race Equality in Mental Health Care, was launched this week by the health minister Rosie Winterton. It is part of the government's response to the independent inquiry …

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