Risk Assessment

I’m all too wary of newspaper coverage of cases which have appeared in courtrooms.  Having been directly involved in enough cases to know that coverage is necessarily partial, it often misses things which can be important to understanding what has occurred.  In fairness to newspapers, they have a few hundred words to summarise hearings whose […]

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Assisting on a Voluntary Basis

This post comes at the direct request of a mental health professional, touching on matters I’ve written about before but which keep coming up, somewhat resistantly – it follows an incident where officers local to them came to an Emergency Department with a person in handcuffs for NHS assessment around their mental health and where […]

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First FacebookLive

I mentioned a short-time ago that I’d been asked to do some kind of CPD thing via social media where I could explain some stuff and people could ask questions. I’m planning to start doing this and will be having a bit of a test-drive of the idea at 2pm on Thursday 14th March. I’m […]

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