English mental health policy under New Labour

  title={English mental health policy under New Labour},
  author={D. Pilgrim and S. Ramon},
  journal={Policy and Politics},
  • D. Pilgrim, S. Ramon
  • Published 2009
  • Economics
  • Policy and Politics
  • This article reviews the changes in mental health policy in England under the jurisdiction of New Labour governments between 1997 and 2007. These are considered in relation to recurring policy questions about: the structures and processes involved in responding to mental health problems; professional jurisdiction for mental health problems; the conditions under which mental disorder should be lawfully controlled; links with wider health and welfare policy changes; and the enhancement of mental… CONTINUE READING
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