Category Archives: mental health

Mental health firms under threat

Date: 23rd June 2010 Categories:

Many firms representing patients detained under the Mental Health Act are under threat of closure or drastic cutbacks as the Legal Services Commission (LSC) has offered them reduced contracts in the current bid round.   According to the LSC, firms …

In a fix

Date: 30th May 2008 Categories:

Jon Robins, LAG’s director of campaigns, on the impact of fixed fees on mental health work. The cracks are already beginning to show…   Is publicly-funded mental health law heading for a collective breakdown? This is an issue we look …