New standards will support mental health product manufacturers

Design in Mental Health Network and BRE announce plans to launch new testing standards for anti-ligature fixtures and fittings, doors, windows, and furniture

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Unique mental health project signals better-connected care for patients in crisis

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Priory mental health unit opens in Harley Street

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A window to the world of mental health

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Comment: Mental health ‘straight-jacketed’ by 19th-century infrastructure

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Rise in patients absconding from mental health wards

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