NHS cracks down on mental health patients being sent out of area Thousands treated away from home region in practice seen as expensive and potentially harmful to vulnerable people
Mental health trusts are being forced as part of an NHS England crackdown to reveal how many patients they are sending elsewhere for treatment because they have too few beds.
Health service bosses want to compel the 54 NHS mental health trusts in England to start publishing details every month on the number of adults they have to arrange inpatient care for outside their own area. Continue reading... The Guardian