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Police based mental health staff

6th 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.

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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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