Health minister keen to ban face-down restraint

Health minister Norman Lamb told the BBC he is "very interested" in banning the use of face-down restraint. He said: "If that is possible, it should be done."


Possible face-down restraint ban

Ministers are considering banning the use of face-down restraint on mental health patients in England after official figures revealed nearly 40,000 incidents of physical restraint in a year - with more than 3,000 in the "dangerous" face-down position