Friday, January 22, 2010

Count Me In report shows continuing inequality in U.K.

In the U.K. the Healthcare Commission has produced its fifth Count Me In census of mental-health inpatients in England and Wales. It shows that people from a black and minority ethnic background are still three times more likely to be detained under the Mental Health Act and that 67% of all patients, and 76% of women are on mixed-sex wards.

You can download the full text of the Count Me In report at

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