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# Mental Health Commission

Last month
May 2024
Use of physical restraint among non-compliances identified at mental health centres
Last year
2023
Lack of regulation in mental health sector 'wouldn't happen in any other walk of life'
'We're lingering in no-man's-land': Parents decry mental health services facing their children
Some HSE mental health centres face being de-registered unless they improve compliance
Donnelly says recruitment of youth mental health director will bring 'consistency' to CAMHS
Parent's frustration as boy lingers for over a year without mental health assessment 
HSE carrying out review of children in CAMHS services who did not receive follow-up care
CAMHS report raises serious concerns about children on medication not getting follow-up care
All time
Mental Health Commission unhappy it can't 'vindicate rights' of Owenacurra residents as it would like to
Mental health services watchdog finds fire risks at Dublin and Limerick inpatient centres
Over 1,800 people restrained or secluded by mental health services in 2020
Mental Health services watchdog identifies 'significant risks' at two Cork inpatient centres
HSE has no 'specific plans' for site of Cork mental health care centre due to close next month
'Significant jump' in number of applications made by gardaí to involuntarily detain patients
Over 1,700 people restrained or secluded in mental health services in Ireland last year
Sensitive patient records were left exposed on wards at mental health facility in Dublin, report finds
'Surge in demand' for mental health services anticipated due to pandemic, committee warned
'Second-class citizens': Report finds significant issues in 'outdated' and 'dirty' mental health centres
Covid-19: Concerns over testing in mental health facilities as new cases fall
Concerns raised for patients due to ‘total absence’ of community mental health services
Dublin mental health centre issued with 'critical' risk rating by watchdog
Patients sleeping on floor of Waterford psychiatric unit described as 'shocking'
'Unacceptable': Mental health centres providing care for vulnerable people allowed to operate without regulations
Inspection of mental health residences describes 'bare, musty' bedrooms
Solicitor tells High Court she was discriminated against because she is 'a woman and a black African'
Physical restraint and seclusion used in 79% of in-patient mental health services
Clinical file of patient 'observed unattended at desk' in psychiatric ward
'Major changes' needed as 82 children admitted to adult mental health units
No door locks and 'risk of abuse': Serious concerns with many 24-hour mental health homes
Litter, cigarette butts and cut hair observed on the floor of adult psychiatric unit
Eating disorder centre criticised for not having a psychiatric nurse on duty at all times
'It's totally unacceptable': 44 children admitted to adult mental health units so far this year
Patients placed on chairs and beds in corridors of Waterford psychiatric unit
Residents' privacy not respected by staff at Waterford hospital
Mental health: 'Shocking' report finds patients secluded for two days at a time
'Worrying' jump in electroshock without consent and with physical restraint of mental health patients
'Lax' response by Cavan hospital to electro-shock blunder
Woman placed in male dormitory at psychiatric hospital
Why were 75% of unexplained deaths in mental health services not reported correctly?
More than a dozen children admitted as involuntary patients in 2013