The Scottish Human Rights Commission promotes and protects the human rights of everyone in Scotland. We are working to increase awareness, recognition and respect for human rights, and make them more relevant and easier to apply in everyday life. The Commission is dedicated to helping everyone understand their rights and the shared responsibilities we all have to each other and to our community. The Commission is independent of the UK and Scottish Parliaments and Governments.

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More work needed to protect human rights in psychiatric hospitals

31 July 2014

The Scottish Human Rights Commission has commented on a report into the use of restrictions on patients in psychiatric hospitals.

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