Publication - Independent report

Independent Forensic Mental Health Review: final report

Published: 26 Feb 2021
Part of:
Health and social care, Law and order
ISBN:
9781800044241

This final report sets out the Review's recommendations for change. A summary and easy read version are also available.

Independent Forensic Mental Health Review: final report
Annex C: Responses to calls for evidence

Annex C: Responses to calls for evidence

The Review received 103 responses to its call for evidence that ran from 14 October 2019 until 31 January 2020.

Fifty six organisations provided a written response:

1. Allied Health Professions Directors Group

2. Borders Health and Social Care Partnership

3. Care Inspectorate

4. Carers Trust Scotland

5. Centre for Youth and Criminal Justice

6. Circles Advocacy

7. Crown Office and Procurator Fiscal Office

8. Deaf Scotland

9. Families Outside

10. Forensic Network

11. Friends and Family Conference 2019 Delegates

12. Healthcare Improvement Scotland

13. HM Inspectorate of Prisons for Scotland

14. Mental Welfare Commission

15. National Police Care Network

16. National Prison Care Network

17. NHS Ayrshire and Arran

18. NHS Dumfries and Galloway

19. NHS Eileanan Siar/ Western Isles

20. NHS Fife

21. NHS Forth Valley

22. NHS Forth Valley Disability Services

23. NHS Grampian

24. NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde

25. NHS Highland

26. NHS Lanarkshire

27. NHS Lothian

28. NHS Lothian Forensic Community Mental Health Team

29. NHS National Services Scotland

30. NHS Orkney

31. NHS Scotland Acquired Brain Injury Network

32. NHS Shetland

33. NHS Tayside

34. Orchard Clinic Psychology Department

35. Patients Advocacy Service

36. Parole Board for Scotland

37. Partners in Advocacy

38. Rohallion Users Group

39. Police Scotland

40. Royal College of Nursing

41. Royal College of Psychiatrists

42. Royal Edinburgh Hospital Patients Council

43. Scottish Appropriate Adult Network

44. Scottish Association for Mental Health (SAMH)

45. Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service

46. Scottish Group of Forensic Clinical Psychologists

47. Scottish Independent Advocacy Alliance

48. Senators of the College of Justice

49. Sheriffs Principal

50. Social Work Scotland Mental Health Sub-Committee

51. Speech and Language Therapists working in Forensic Mental Health Service

52. Support in Mind Scotland

53. The State Hospitals Board for Scotland

54. The State Hospital Medical Advisory Service

55. Volunteer Edinburgh

56. VOX (Scotland)

The Review received 47 responses from individuals either in writing or over the phone.  It received:

  • 14 from people with lived experience of receiving forensic mental health services (or people advocating their behalf).
  • 15 from family and friends supporting someone who had received, was receiving or who they felt should be receiving forensic mental health services.
  • 15 from people working in forensic mental health services.
  • Three from people with another interest in forensic mental health services.

The Review received 20 responses to its call for feedback on its interim report that ran from 28 August 2020 until 31 October 2020.

Eight organisations provided a written response:

1. Allied Health Professionals Group

2. Forensic Lead Nurses Forum

3. Heads of Forensic Clinical Psychology

4. NHS Forth Valley and the Forensic Matrix Group

5. NHS Tayside

6. Royal College of Occupational Therapists

7. Royal College of Psychiatrists

8. Scottish Group of Forensic Clinical Psychologists

9. Step Up Ltd.

The Review received 11 written responses from individuals:

  • One from a person receiving forensic mental health services.
  • Five from family members supporting someone who is receiving forensic mental health services
  • Four from people working in forensic mental health services.
  • One person with another interest in forensic mental health services.

Contact

Email: isla.jack@gov.scot