Agreement between police and the NHS to emergency improve mental health care

February 18, 2014 10:32 am

The Government has hailed a new agreement – called the Crisis Care Concordat – which it argues will see “dramatic improvements” in emergency support for people in mental health crisis across the country. The concordat has been signed by 22 organisations, including NHS England, The Association of Chief Police Officers, and the Royal College of Psychiatrists, and sets out the standards of care people should expect if they suffer a mental health crisis.

Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg, a keen promoter of reforms championing mental health, stated that “we want to build a fairer society – one where mental health is as important as physical health – and the Crisis Care Concordat is an important step towards addressing this disparity”.

Department of Health

Contact us

We would be delighted to hear from you. If you would like to get in touch with us, please contact us on 020 7463 0690 or use the form below.

We look forward to hearing from you.

For media enquiries, please contact Chris Rogers on 020 7793 2536 / 07720 054189, or email Chris.Rogers@whitehouseconsulting.co.uk.

Contact us via email

The Whitehouse Consultancy
305 The Metal Box Factory
30 Great Guildford Street
London SE1 0HS

Get directions
  • ace centre
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Pancreatic Cancer UK
  • Team GB
  • Lilian Baylis Technology School

Sign up for the latest news

  • * Donates required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.

Contact us

  • * Denotes Required fields
  • This field is for validation purposes and should be left unchanged.