forensic psychiatry

Report that sets out the different types of specialist in-patient services that are currently provided, and describes the sort of difficult and challenging circumstances in which such services can be an appropriate intervention for a person with intellectual disability.

This is the final report of a scoping group that aimed to explore a range of issues concerning the general health of people with mental health problems with a view to making recommendations to the Council of the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

The report begins by introducing the scoping group, its key recommendations and an overview of physical health in mental health care.