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Medium Secure Psychiatric Provision in the Private Sector

1st Edition

By Katrina R Moss

Routledge

158 pages

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First published in 1998, this volume assesses issues of privatisation and mental health provision in the Medium Secure Psychiatric Care sector, including case studies on two regional secure units and Stockton Hall Psychiatric Hospital between 1989 and 1992. It emerged at the end of a period of Conservative Party dominance of almost two decades in which privatisation had been at the forefront of discussion and focused on the midpoint of that era. Despite this, privatisation of psychiatric care had received little discussion. Here, Katrina R. Moss discusses the role of private medical care in the UK healthcare landscape with focus on the meaning of privatisation, attitudes towards privatising the criminal justice system along with relevant legal and medical issues related to regulation by the Mental Health Act 1983.

Table of Contents

1. Privatisation, the General Issues. 2. Privatisation and the Criminal Justice System. 3. Private Mental Health Care. 4. Mental Health Care and the Law. 5. Access to Public Sector Psychiatric Care: A Study of Admissions to Two Regional Secure Units 1989-92. 6. Access to Independent Psychiatric Care: A Study of Admissions to Stockton Hall Psychiatric Hospital 1989-92. 7. Access to Independent Psychiatric Care II: A Study of 59 Patients Identified as Unmanageable Prior to Admission to Stockton Hall Psychiatric Hospital 1989-92. 8. Public, Private or Pluralism? The Contributions of the Public and Private Sectors to Medium Secure Psychiatric Care in the 1990s.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
SOC000000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / General
SOC026000
SOCIAL SCIENCE / Sociology / General