Global Positioning System dump mental health cases on us, complain police

Cannabis plants found during a police raid in Doncaster

HM Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue today called for a "radical rethink" of how to respond to the national mental health crisis and the role the police should play. She said: "There are many ... instances where police officers, two at a time, are sitting with patients in A&E awaiting assessment or beds.' The report found that half of mental health patients are transported to a place of safety by police, not the ambulance service".

She continued: "The police should be the last resort, not the first port of call".

"We also focus on continued training for our officers, staff and call handlers resulting in them being able to identify people who may have mental health issues and ensure we are offering appropriate support".

A report released today clearly shows the overwhelming demand placed on police services by dealing with people who have mental health issues.

Responding to the findings, Geoff Heyes, Head of Health Policy and Influencing at Mind, said:"We welcome this report, particularly the acknowledgement that many people seeking mental health care have to turn to the police to access it because mental health services are so stretched. Miss Billingham said other services 'need to stop relying on the 24/7 availability of the police".

Trams are not serving Sheffield city centre because of passenger illness
Three arrested over cannabis set-up in Doncaster

"This is a familiar story which I have highlighted before and one which resonates strongly here in West Yorkshire and is why I am calling on Government to recognise the ideal storm they are creating through sustained underfunding in recent years".

Police forces across the country are receiving thousands of calls a year from people struggling with their mental health.

In 2015, a mental health triage team was introduced in Wiltshire Police control rooms.

"It is one of my priorities to ensure that officers and staff assisting those in mental health crisis are trained and well supported". Miss Billingham concluded: 'Too often the police are left picking up the pieces of a broken mental health system.

Police involvement could include responding to emergency contacts from concerned relatives or friends, making welfare checks at the request of social services or Global Positioning System, supporting victims of crime who have mental health problems, attending incidents where someone is suicidal or searching for missing people. This is not a problem that the police alone can solve. HM Inspector of Constabulary Zoe Billingham warned yesterday that the knock-on effect was that forces were able to attend and investigate fewer crimes.

The Anti-Nancy Pelosi Coalition Caves, Will 'Negotiate' For Concessions
Stephen Lynch, told a local TV station that he would vote for Pelosi on the House floor if the only other option was a Republican. Joe Cunningham of SC and Abigail Spanberger of Virginia are among those who said they'd vote against Pelosi on the House floor.

Baker Mayfield keeps making the right kind of history for Browns
But on Monday morning, ESPN analyst Damien Woody joined the First Take desk and suggested that Mayfield's comments were childish. Baker Mayfield put up monster numbers against the Bengals on Sunday, throwing for four touchdowns and 258 yards.

Telecom body COAI wants Rajinikanth’s 2.0 movie to be ‘banned’, here’s why
They also request to suspend the exhibition of the movie until the complaint is taken into cognizance and the matter is resolved. Stands to prejudice the ongoing proceedings before the Hon'ble Supreme Court of India in Bhupesh Sehgal and Ors v.


  • Student plans launched for YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

    Student plans launched for YouTube Music and YouTube Premium

    YouTube is making its streaming services more affordable for college students, the company announced in a blog post Tuesday. Shifting focus to embrace that model may increase the number of viewers for each original show and film.
    Sony Developing Into the Spider-Verse Sequel and Female-Led Spinoff

    Sony Developing Into the Spider-Verse Sequel and Female-Led Spinoff

    And if the early buzz is any indication, audiences are going to love these characters and want a sequel and spin-off immediately. As reported by Deadline , Into The Spider-Verse now has a sequel in development that will continue the story of Morales.
    Google’s Renowned Project Fi Wireless Service Is Finally Coming to iPhone

    Google’s Renowned Project Fi Wireless Service Is Finally Coming to iPhone

    If Google does make this an officially official new approach to Project Fi , it would certainly be a nice addition to the MVNO. Droid-Life is reporting that Project Fi will soon support Android smartphones from Samsung , OnePlus, LG, and Motorola .
  • Sixers no longer listening to T.J. McConnell trade offers

    Here they go again - at this point, it seems like the Sixers should just move on from Fultz but it's not going to be that easy. McConnell over Fultz during the second half, coach Brett Brown didn't commit to either player as his backup point guard.
    Quarter of UK pubs closed since 2008

    Quarter of UK pubs closed since 2008

    There are also far fewer pubs in areas around Manchester, such as Rochdale, where there are now a net 105 fewer pubs than in 2001. However, despite the loss of more than 11,000 pubs in 10 years, there are now 6% more jobs in pubs than there were in 2008.
    Irving carries Celtics past Pelicans

    Irving carries Celtics past Pelicans

    All-Star forward Anthony Davis missed the game at Washington because of a hip injury sustained a night earlier in NY . Davis is now under contract for two more seasons, with a player option for the 2020-21 season.
  • Margaret Atwood writing sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale'

    Margaret Atwood writing sequel to 'The Handmaid's Tale'

    The new book is not connected with the television adaptations, which have created story lines that go beyond those in the original book.
    Journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s killer Naveed Jatt killed in Kashmir’s Budgam

    Journalist Shujaat Bukhari’s killer Naveed Jatt killed in Kashmir’s Budgam

    He allegedly emerged on CCTV footage, along with two other militants, escaping from the site of Bukhari's murder on a motorbike. Jutt, as per the police records, had joined Lashkar in 2011 and sneaked into Kashmir in autumn of 2012.
    Ivanka Trump says her private emails not comparable to Hillary Clinton case

    Ivanka Trump says her private emails not comparable to Hillary Clinton case

    Trump used her personal email to send hundreds of messages involving government business in a violation of federal rules. Replied Roberts: "Your father hammered Hillary Clinton on this, said that it was criminal, she should be locked up".
  • Josh Donaldson officially moves on to a new team

    Josh Donaldson officially moves on to a new team

    Surgeries saw the veteran play in only 63 games while recording a.212 average along with seven home runs and 23 RBI last season. Josh Donaldson is getting a one-year, prove-it deal, but he's certainly going to be paid handsomely in the process.
    Beijing, Washington up the stakes as G20 Xi-Trump meeting nears

    Beijing, Washington up the stakes as G20 Xi-Trump meeting nears

    Trump "realizes the ramifications" of levying tariffs, he said. "I don't want to go overboard, but he's indicated some optimism". He also said it was "highly unlikely" that he would delay raising rates for the $200bn of goods already subjected to tariffs.
    Then another player overheard it on PlayStation, Florida cops say

    Then another player overheard it on PlayStation, Florida cops say

    In February, police say, Hayes was arrested after he admitted to molesting the 9-month-old girl , according to WMC5. Local media report that a medical examination supported the teenager's allegations.


Latest news

Divisive race in MS ends with win for GOP Sen. Hyde-Smith
Yet I am sure that it is not our country's history, nor the state's history at its best. "She wasn't trying to send any messages". Hyde-Smith's camp painted Espy as a corrupt politician, highlighting his federal corruption indictments when he served as U.S.

Cyber Monday deals: the biggest and best sales, ranked by discount
Amazon is also shelling out incredible tech discounts for Cyber Monday as well, including $190 off Bose headphones . Online shoppers are expected to break spending and e-commerce records during Black Friday and Cyber Monday 2018 .

Chelsea or Liverpool could prise £70m Christian Pulisic from Borussia Dortmund
Liverpool and Chelsea are both keen but Dortmund insist Pulisic won't be going anywhere in the January transfer window.

Probability of dying is much higher on Mars: Elon
Responding via his favourite medium, Twitter , Musk said: " The Economist used to be boring, but smart with a wicked dry wit". But he said it was guaranteed the first people who went to Mars would not be coming back, unless Mr Musk extended his plans.

Chelsea boss Maurizio Sarri: 'I quizzed each player on Tottenham Hotspur defeat'
After the Spurs game, Sarri held one-on-one meetings with his players adding: "It's very hard for them, I think, to tell me why". Chelsea face PAOK in the Europa League on Thursday, before taking on Fulham in the Premier League on Sunday.

Tiger Woods pens GolfTV deal
If I can help the next generation enjoy the game more and play better, that's pretty special". Sharing his views on Tiger's comeback this year, Dr.

Arsenal match switched to Kiev amid Ukraine security concerns
Uefa moved the tie from Poltava to Kiev because of the introduction of martial law in several regions in Ukraine . The fixture will now be played over 200 miles away from the original venue of the Stadion Vorskla im.

India will not attend Saarc in Pakistan: Indian Foreign Minister Swaraj
The Gurdwara was home to Guru Nanak Dev, one of the leaders of the faith for 18 years and he died there in 1539. The development comes ahead of Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary next year.

As Trump renews border wall demands, US government shutdown looms
Mexico's National Migration Institute reported that 98 migrants were being deported after trying to breach the US border. Four agents were hit with rocks, but due to their protective gear they were not seriously injured, McAleenan said.

Manafort breached plea deal by repeatedly lying to investigators, Mueller says
Manafort is in jail awaiting sentence, which both sides now say there is no reason to delay. Monday's filling likely means that's off the table'.

‘Not airworthy’ - Investigators DRAMATIC conclusion on crashed Lion Air flight
Indonesian regulators were urged after previous accidents to improve their oversight of maintenance and pilot training. Thirty seconds after that he reported that they had experienced a "flight control problem", the report said.

Jose Mourinho celebrated Manchester United's winning goal by attacking water bottles
And if our ambitions are to be a winning club, you need the best goalkeeper in the world and also some of the best players in the world.

Ukrainian president asks Trump to deliver pointed message to Putin
The Trump-Xi meeting would be the first since the two countries began hitting each other with import taxes earlier this year. Kiev's government immediately branded the episode as an "act of aggression".

India urged to abandon plans to recover body of American
Joshi. a professor of anthropology at Delhi University, said he understood why authorities wanted to recover the body. Police PRO Vijay Singh said, "The fresh expedition to North Sentinel Island was undertaken on November 23.

Real Madrid - Champions League - 27 November 2018
Real Madrid beat Roma 3-0 on September 19 in the teams' most recent meeting, but a lot has changed since then. It doesn't depend on how we play, but rather on this club's history.

Other news