SIAA roundtable – SMHLR recommendations: Independent Advocacy (30 March)

We’re delighted to invite our members to the SIAA roundtable on the Scottish Mental Health Law Review recommendations that will take place on Thursday 30 March, from 2 to 4 pm.

The session, led by Professor Jill Stavert, will focus on how the Mental Health Law Review impacts independent advocacy specifically and the changes it would bring to the sector.

The Scottish Mental Health Law Review Final Report was published in September 2022 and presented to Scottish Government for consideration. This report represents the product of over three years work in the first major review of mental health and capacity law in Scotland in over 20 years.

The principal aim of the review was to improve the rights and protections of persons with a mental disorder and remove barriers to those caring for their health and welfare. 

After requesting our membership views and hosting roundtables, the Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance made the following recommendations: 


We hope you can join us at the roundtable to share views and ideas of what this means for the sector, please sign up here and feel free to share the invitation within your organisation.

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