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Dramatic fall in cells as place of safety but lack of beds still an issue

Figures suggest street triage is proving successful but some say provision of beds in healthcare settings still patchy.

Dramatic fall in cells as place of safety but lack of beds still an issue

Date - 26th August 2015
By - Helena Hickey - Police Oracle
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The number of people with mental ill health detained in police cells has ‘reduced dramatically’ but more work is needed to ensure consistency, both the government and health care professionals have said. The Department of Health has...
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