This page includes the terms of reference for the independent review of the Mental Health Act 1983.
The independent review of the Mental Health Act will:
The review will be chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely, a former President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
He will produce an interim report in early 2018 and develop a final report containing detailed recommendations, by autumn 2018.
4 October 2017
Department of Health
The Rt Hon Theresa May MP
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