Ministers will consider a ban on the use of face-down restraint in English mental health hospitals after new figures that show nearly 40,000 incidents of physical restraint were recorded in just one year.
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There is no end to our fascination with self-scrutiny, the human quizzing the human: the full-length figure; the head and shoulders; the face alone. The posings, the slight awkwardnesses, the vainly glamorous flourishes. How the body defines the space that it occupies, with that almost inevitable drift of attention towards the face. Yes, our attention always […]