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Saturday 22nd October 2016

Police Articles


Many mental health patients still being detained in police cells

25th August 2015

Still thousands of mental health patients being detained in police cells despite fall over last three years.

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Drink-drive limit should be lowered

20th May 2015

Police call for drink-drive limit to be lowered.

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Mental health staff working with police and courts

12th May 2015

Half of England is now covered by service to make sure people with mental health conditions are supported in police custody and the courts.

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Mentally ill should not be put in police cells

6th February 2015

People with mental health issues should not be detained in police cells, say MPs.

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Drunk tank unveiled by police

18th December 2014

Mobile unit has been unveiled by the police to treat drunks over the festive period.

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Move to improve mental health care welcomed

14th November 2014

Norman Lamb has welcomed moves to improve mental health care by the police and the NHS.

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Mentally ill end up in cells

22nd October 2014

Reports says too many mentally ill end up in a police cell not hospital.

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Police mental health pilot launched

8th April 2014

NHS England launches £25m pilot scheme to improve treatment of people with mental health conditions.

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Police station to host mental health staff

20th February 2014

£25m scheme is currently being trialled and could be extended England-wide by 2017.

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Police based mental health staff

6th January 2014

Ten areas of England to pilot scheme where mental health nurses are based in police stations and courts.

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