Know your rights

General advice, information and guidance will be posted here.

Freedom from Torture
Freedom from Torture, formerly the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, has been working for more than 30 years to provide direct clinical...
Mon, Jun 8, 2015 at 11:44 AM
Detention under the Mental Health Act
The Mental Health Act is the law which sets out when you can be  admitted, detained and treated in hospital against your wishes. It is also known as being ...
Fri, Jul 17, 2015 at 2:22 PM
Making a complaint to The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman
The Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO) can investigate issues about the way you have been treated. The PPO may be able to look at your complaint ...
Thu, Dec 31, 2015 at 8:37 PM
The INQUEST handbook
The INQUEST Handbook is a resource for families and friends dealing with the aftermath of a sudden bereavement. how can this guide help you? If someone...
Sat, Feb 17, 2018 at 1:08 PM
Prison Life : healthcare & support in prison
Prisoners get the same healthcare and treatment as anyone outside of prison. Treatment is free but has to be approved by a prison doctor or member of the h...
Fri, Mar 2, 2018 at 10:04 PM