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Mentally ill patients being treated like criminals, head of review warns

by Laura Donnelly » Thu Dec 06, 2018 5:43 am







Mentally-ill people are more likely to end up in a police van than an ambulance, when they reach a point of crisis, a review of the Mental Health Act has warned.

The head of the independent review said vulnerable people were being locked up "like criminals" and transported by police when they need medical help.


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