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Rubber bullets are not safe: study

About three in every 100 people injured by rubber bullets died as a result, according to a review of recorded casualties published Tuesday, calling for alternative crowd control measures.

Dec 19, 2017
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Has the Mental Health Act had its day?

Patients with a "mental disorder" in England and Wales can be detained and treated against their will under the Mental Health Act (MHA). The United Nations has said the UK should repeal legislation authorising compulsory ...

Nov 16, 2017
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Keeping patients safe in hospital

Healthcare is a complex beast and too often problems arise that can put patients' health – and in some cases, lives – at risk. A collaboration between the Cambridge Centre for Health Services Research and the Department ...

Nov 15, 2016
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