Police based mental health staff6th January 2014
In a bid to cut reoffending, 10 areas of England are piloting a scheme where mental health nurses are based in police stations and courts.
Nurses' duties will include helping police identify those who have mental health problems.
The scheme, costing £25m, could be extended England-wide by 2017.
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Title: Police based mental health staff
Author: Martine Hamilton
Article Id: 24977
Date Added: 6th Jan 2014