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Because of human rights, patients have a right to see their own medical records, catastrophic hospital failures must be investigated and people detained because of their mental health can get redress.

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The State must do all it can to protect potential suicide victims

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A woman's mother died whilst detained as a mental health patient. The court confirmed that human rights mean there is a positive duty on health authorities to take reasonable measures to prevent mental health patients from committing suicide.

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