Category: Human Rights

Martin Foley names as new health minister

Human Rights

Martin Foley – Victorian Minister for Mental Health – has been named as the new health minister in Victoria, set to replace Jenny Mikakos, who announced on Saturday that she would step down from her portfolio and resign from Parliament. But who will be replacing Mr. Foley as Victorian Minister for Mental Health? Does this

Seclusion Report: How safe is my hospital?

Human Rights, Restrictive Practices, Royal Commission

VMIAC released a report that ranks 23 hospital-based mental health services, from best to worst, based on how often they use ‘seclusion’. Download the report here. Download our media release here. Download a list of the managing services of mental health units. What is seclusion? Seclusion is a ‘restrictive’ practice used in mental health services