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Mental Health

e-news January 15

With: a message from Glenn Jordan, our new Director social justice lecture invitation: Why Fight...

Mental Capacity Bill discussed at Derry practitioner meeting

The Department of Health issued its draft Mental Capacity Bill for consultation in May 2014. The consultation period finished on 2 September 14. The meeting took this opportunity to discuss with practitioners the main proposals/changes in the Bill,...

Also labelled: Community Care, Social Justice

Social justice in Action: Law Centre impact report 2014

Find out how we made a difference in 2014.

The future of advice

Roger Smith spoke on the future of advice in the digital age at the Law Centre's AGM in November.

Law Centre (NI) AGM and seminar 2014

Capacity Bill - Law Centre response

Also labelled: Community Care, Social Justice

Capacity and consent: Law Centre training for ARC

ARC Northern Ireland has commissioned training from the Law Centre on Capacity and Consent. The course will be held on 25 September.  More information on the ARC website: 

Representing clients at mental health tribunals

Practitioner meetings at the Law Centre

Advisers and other practitioners meet regularly at the Law Centre to discuss common issues and hear updates in law and practice in their area of work. Why not join into the next...

Also labelled: Social Security, Community Care

Capacity Bill consultation ends 2 September

Reminder: the consultation deadline for the NI Mental Capacity Bill is 2 September.

Also labelled: Community Care

Mental Capacity Bill explained

Also labelled: Community Care

Training plan 14-15: supporting advisers

Find out more about  Law Centre (NI) Training Programme...

Mental capacity consultation: two important conferences

The Law Centre's Colin Harper, Assistant Director (Community Care and Mental Health Policy), will speak at two conferences focusing on the draft Mental Capacity Bill for Northern Ireland. The Mental Capacity (Health, Welfare & Finance)...

New Policy Bulletin

Law Centre (NI) Policy Bulletin 17 is out now, giving an update on policy issues the Law Centre has been working on in the first quarter of 2014.

Frontline 90 - Winter 13-14

Frontline 90 Winter 2013-2014 is now available online.

How we select our cases

Find our how we select our cases:

Policy and casework news

The Law Centre's latest Policy and Casework bulletins are online now. Read them here: Policy Bulletin July 2013

Briefing: implications of JR 47

The implications of JR47 -...

Policy news March 2013

Read our March 2013 policy bulletin. With news on welfare reform, tribunal reform, asylum support, trafficking, employment disputes, community care and...

February 2013 e-news

The Law Centre's February...


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