Monthly Archives: March 2013

Reduced AMHP numbers!!

The number of Approved Mental Health Professionals (AMHPs) appointed to carry out Mental Health Act duties has fallen at more than two-fifths of councils, a Community Care investigation reveals.Community Care obtained data under the Freedom of Information Act from 119 … Continue reading

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Whittingham, County Asylum.

Whittingham mental hospital was completed in June 1875 as the fourth Lancashire County Asylum. Designed by county architect Henry Littler, the asylum was located 7 miles from the nearby town of Preston.The hospital was founded in 1869 and grew to … Continue reading

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NHS Privatisation?

An NHS mental health trust has set up a joint venture with a private sector firm that will almost double its number of rehabilitation and recovery beds. The deal between Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust and private health firm Care … Continue reading

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