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Legal Newsletter September 2017

The state of care in mental health services 2014 to 2017

The findings from CQC's programme of comprehensive inspections of specialist mental health services.

Mental health in prisons

The National Audit Office reports on healthcare services in prison.

Jasmin Djaba v West London MHT & SoS for Justice [2017] EWCA Civ 436

Mental Health Tribunals don't have the power to look at conditions of detention, for example, seclusion.

R (CJ) and SG v SSWP (ESA) [2017] UKUT 0324 (AAC)

A claimant can appeal a benefits decision to the tribunal even if their application for mandatory reconsideration was made late.

Efobi v Royal Mail Group Ltd UKEAT/0203/16

The Claimant does not bear an initial burden of proof in discrimination cases.

Committee on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities

A UN committee has criticised the UK's disability rights record in the strongest possible terms.

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