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Putting it into Practice: Will the New Mental Health Act Slow Down or Accelerate Integrated Working?

Putting it into Practice: Will the New Mental Health Act Slow Down or Accelerate Integrated Working? The modernisation of mental health legislation took time in England and Wales, and resulted in an amendment to the law through the Mental Health Act 2007. The changes under way are extensive, and will affect the mental health workforce. This article outlines some of the changes and new roles, and argues that workforce changes are important features of the new legislation that confirm policy goals of integrated working and practice. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Journal of Integrated Care Emerald Publishing

Putting it into Practice: Will the New Mental Health Act Slow Down or Accelerate Integrated Working?

Journal of Integrated Care , Volume 16 (4): 8 – Aug 1, 2008

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2008 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
1476-9018
DOI
10.1108/14769018200800029
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Abstract

The modernisation of mental health legislation took time in England and Wales, and resulted in an amendment to the law through the Mental Health Act 2007. The changes under way are extensive, and will affect the mental health workforce. This article outlines some of the changes and new roles, and argues that workforce changes are important features of the new legislation that confirm policy goals of integrated working and practice.

Journal

Journal of Integrated CareEmerald Publishing

Published: Aug 1, 2008

Keywords: Mental Health; Legislation; Professional Roles; Workforce

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