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Mental health: Cells 'should never be used'

Mental health: Cells 'should never be used'

Department says police custody cannot be used for detentions due lack of health-based places of safety.

Date - 18th March 2014
By - Jack Sommers - Police Oracle
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Police custody should “never be used” to hold those with mental health problems just because health services are unavailable, the Department for Health has said.The government department was commenting after MP Dr Sarah Wollaston –...
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