Monday, 1 August 2016

Scotland's New Mental Health Strategy: Hunter Watson July 2016; the Right to Life #ECHR

Here is another July 2016 paper by human rights campaigner W Hunter Watson: Scotland's New Mental Health Strategy

the existence of a disability shall in no case justify a deprivation of libertyArticle 14, UN Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD) [on page 3 of paper]


Other papers, letters by Hunter Watson:

15 July 2016: Unwillingness to Comply with International Treaties: Hunter Watson July 2016; #mentalhealth @scotgov

14 April 2016: Need for a Wider Review: Hunter Watson April 2016: Mental Health Act #SP16 

28 December 2015: Electro-Convulsive Therapy: W Hunter Watson, December 2015

19 October 2015: Consent to Treatment: W Hunter Watson; 18Oct15

13 October 2015: Antipsychotic Guidelines for Dementia Patients (2): W Hunter Watson, July 2015

12 October 2015: 'Revised Code of Practice for the 2003 Act': W Hunter Watson; October 2015

20 June 2015: Hunter Watson Paper: Section 242 of Scottish Mental Health Act 2003: is it ECHR compatible?

12 October 2014: 'Stand up to Mental Health Act' Letter by Hunter Watson, Sunday Express

1 comment:

  1. Thanks for this Chrys. Obviously, the scottish government do not have regard for human rights following the judgement of the English court on named person act. The mental health charities like SAMH and VOX will not challenge the government in a court in order to obtain a single human right for a sectioned person unlike the children's charities who won in court. Yet that is what they are paid to do. Yet they shut us out and tell anyone who asks that the victims are happy with no human rights or even that human rights are not to be discussed. They are paid to represent us yet only represent those who make money out of this scam. No wonder the drugs company is moving in to scotland.


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