Tag: crisis care

Health Based Place of Safety: Business case

12th April 2018

The business case for implementing London’s new model of care for people detained using Section 136 of the Mental Health Act (S136) and the proposed reconfiguration of Health Based Place of Safety (HBPoS) sites, plus an update on London’s Crisis Care Programme. This business case for service change details London’s new model of care and proposed […]

Voluntary mental health attendance to hospital form

1st April 2018

A form for police and emergency department staff to use when handing over individuals that have voluntarily identified themselves to the police while experiencing a mental health crisis. A handover process was developed by Healthy London Partnership in partnership with the Metropolitan Police and London’s Urgent and Emergency Care system to improve information sharing, partnership […]

Learning – Launch of London’s section 136 pathway

19th March 2018

A report capturing the learning from the launch of London’s section 136 and health based place of safety specification in December 2016.  It provides a summary of: content presented discussions question and answer panel session media coverage feedback from delegates next steps

Mental health crisis care toolkit

20th December 2017

Our mental health crisis care toolkit has been developed to support London’s crisis care teams to provide high quality and consistent care across the capital. The toolkit is designed to support local training to all NHS, local authority and police staff involved in the s136 pathway. The latest toolkit includes: training materials from multiagency sessions […]

In focus – London’s Section 136 Pathway and Health Based Places of Safety

19th December 2017

London’s new section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification was published in December 2016. Healthy London Partnership is supporting London’s crisis care system to positively transform the quality of care for individuals detained under section 136 of the Mental Health Act. This work is built on the foundations of the Mental Health […]

Huge improvements for people experiencing a mental health crisis at London’s first 24/7 staffed ‘Place of Safety’ pilot

15th December 2017

 Findings from the first 24/7 staffed ‘place of safety’ to implement London’s section 136 pathway and Health Based Place of Safety specification have received overwhelmingly positive feedback from users of mental health crisis services and has shown significant improvement in the pressure often experienced by the police, paramedics, A&E departments and the sites themselves. […]

SLaM’s centralised health-based place of safety evaluation 2017

7th December 2017

An evaluation of South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust’s centralised health-based place of safety. This report outlines evaluation findings of the new centralised health-based place of safety service model at the Maudsley Hospital. The SLaM place of safety opened as a pilot in January 2017. The new model replaced four single-occupancy sites in Lambeth, […]

New funding available to support Londoners’ in crisis

5th October 2017

Healthy London Partnership is supporting London’s crisis care system to use national capital funding to implement London’s Section 136 pathway and the health based place of safety specification launched in December 2016 by the Mayor of London. From October 2017, £15m in national capital funding is available to expand services that can help prevent mental health service […]

In focus – Treat as One

19th August 2017

Highlights from the report ‘Treat as One: Bridging the gap between mental and physical healthcare in general hospitals’. The National Confidential Enquiry into Patient Outcome and Death (NCEPOD) has released a study looking at mental healthcare in the general hospital setting of patients on an acute inpatient pathway. It aimed to identify and explore remediable […]