The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on mental health care

Thomas, Samantha and Thomas, Stuart 2004, The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on mental health care, Psychiatry, vol. 3, no. 3, pp. 20-22, doi: 10.1383/psyt.3.3.20.30676.

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Title The impact of the Human Rights Act 1998 on mental health care
Author(s) Thomas, SamanthaORCID iD for Thomas, Samantha orcid.org/0000-0003-1427-7775
Thomas, Stuart
Journal name Psychiatry
Volume number 3
Issue number 3
Start page 20
End page 22
Total pages 3
Publisher Elsevier
Place of publication Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Publication date 2004-03-01
ISSN 1476-1793
Summary Some may argue that the introduction of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA) has benefited only celebrities and asylum-seekers. Others contend that the HRA is a significant piece of legislation that has the potential to promote and protect the rights of the most vulnerable in our society. A few years after the Act's introduction this contribution considers the impact it has had on mental health practice in the UK.
Language eng
DOI 10.1383/psyt.3.3.20.30676
Field of Research 111714 Mental Health
Socio Economic Objective 920410 Mental Health
HERDC Research category C2.1 Other contribution to refereed journal
Copyright notice ©2004, Elsevier
Persistent URL http://hdl.handle.net/10536/DRO/DU:30079625

Document type: Journal Article
Collection: School of Health and Social Development
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