community mental health team


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community mental health team

A UK term for a multidisciplinary team of health and social services professionals (psychiatrists, social workers, community psychiatric nurses, psychologists and mental health therapists), which offers specialist mental health assessment, treatment and care to people with severe and/or long-term mental health problems in their home or community, rather than in hospital.
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In mental health, Zen held positions such as CNS at Cumberland Hospital and at Blacktown Community Mental Health Team.
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One referee Richard Rhodes, a community mental health team leader for Worcestershire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust, also gave shock evidence stating he felt he was "conned and duped" into giving Smith, 46, of Shirley, Solihull, a character reference.
The community mental health team liaison group comprised two liaison professionals who worked a few hours a week in collaboration with the project team: the liaison professionals kept in regular contact with the UP patients referred from his or her team, kept track of them, and assessed their conditions.
Alan was an officer in the community mental health team and Linda was a nurse on the surgical ward.
Your son should also be able to regularly see a mental health worker from your local community mental health team.
The pair booked an emergency appointment with their GP at the North West Community Mental Health Team in Gabalfa but it was postponed until the next day.
He had been diagnosed with schizophrenia and was under the care of a consultant psychiatrist and community mental health team.
The trust said the suspect was a patient of its Moss House community mental health team, which covers Speke and Garston.
But social worker Balbir Hira, of the Wolverhampton south-west community mental health team, said Mr Underwood was mentally stable at the time of his death, although his home was "chaotic".
NZNO mental health section member and manager of Queenstown's community mental health team, Verona Cournane, praised the Ministers announcement.
It said: "The arrangements for the transfer of Mr Ford's care from Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust to South Pembrokeshire Community Mental Health Team were less than optimal, and that a direct referral would have enhanced communication on risk and relapse factors.

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