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Pad of paper with 'staff shortages' written on it

Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHP workforce 35% short of what is needed for 24-hour service, say leads

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Post-it note on a table with the word 'STRIKE' written on it

Workforce

AMHPs to take two weeks’ continuous strike action in grading dispute

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Post-it note on a table with the word 'STRIKE' written on it

Workforce

AMHPs to stage walkout as social work strike action hits sixth council within a year

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Mental Health. Stress, tension, relationships and work environment concept. Man's hand, holding magnifying glass

Adults, Children, Social work leaders, Workforce

Mounting demand for AMHPs and unmet need masked by fall in number of detentions, say leads

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Pad of paper with 'staff shortages' written on it

Adults, Children, Workforce

Strike-hit council struggling to deliver AMHP service

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Barnet mental health social workers striking outside the council's offices.

Adults, Workforce

Inside a social work strike: the staff fighting for a ‘safe service’

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Young black man receiving a mental health assessment

Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHPs lack time for ‘extremely important’ pre-assessment work with people in crisis, finds survey

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Police car with flashing blue lights

Adults, Children, Social work leaders

AMHP leads sound alarm over Met Police withdrawal from mental health-related incidents

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Mental health practitioner and client

Adults, Children, Workforce

‘Give AMHPs the therapeutic tools they need to underpin least restrictive practice’

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Adults, Children, Social work leaders

Unavailability of beds, doctors and transport increasing risks for those in crisis, warn AMHP heads

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Adults

AMHPs making greater use of Mental Health Act powers to tackle crises or suspected abuse or neglect

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Adults, Social work leaders, Workforce

AMHP and approved mental capacity professional training standards finalised

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Social worker assessing older woman

Adults, Workforce

AMHP numbers shrink by 3% amid increase in detentions and plans to expand role

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Adults, Workforce

UPDATED: AMHP and approved mental capacity professional training standards launched for consultation

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Middle-aged son comforting retiree terminally ill father, suffering pain, care

Adults

Distress, uncertainty and frustration: nearest relatives’ experience of Mental Health Act assessments

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Couple struggling with debt

Adults

Debt support scheme for people in mental health crisis reaching just 3% of forecast number

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