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Blogs by Harminder Kaur

Sep
27
2017

Are Coercion and Co-Production Compatible?
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I was fortunate to attend a very stimulating seminar entitled ‘Co-production in Coercive Environments’ on 6th July 2017 at the University of Huddersfield. The key question for the seminar was the possibility, or impossibility, of co-production in the conditions of detention under the Mental Health Act (MHA).

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Jun
30
2016

Pregnancy and medication choices: new research published
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hot off the pressMany women with severe mental illness take psychotropic medication. This can put them in a difficult situation if they become pregnant, or wish to become pregnant, as there are concerns about the possible effects of these medications on unborn children. Until now there has been a lack of evidence about the risks to the unborn child, putting the women and their healthcare professionals in a quandary.

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