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Survey highlights concerns over the reality of mental health hospital discharge planning

New research has shown problems with the planning around discharging people from mental health hospitals.

A survey carried out by the mental health charity Mind of over 1,000 people who have been in hospital in mental health crisis, found:

• More than one in three people (38%) felt they were discharged from hospital sooner than they should have been.

• One in five (21%) were given no notice at all that they were going home. This even happens when people have been in hospital for a long time – one in three (33%) in hospital for more than a month were given less than 48 hours’ notice that they were being discharged or no notice at all.

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The February/March 2018 #MHNjournal highlights include: - Mother care? Counting the cost of perinatal mental ill health - MHN Editorial Board member, Nicky Lambert is Looking back, looking forward - Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing therapy for medically unexplained symptoms: a case study by Tom Hulme - The Mental Health & Smoking Partnership: tackling health inequality by Hazel Cheeseman - MHN Student Focus: Bethan Cumber on helping to inspire the nurses of the future - Inside the mind of... Jay Watts - Our regular updates from LPO Dave Munday and news from the mental health nursing world, including news of our 2018 support of Nursing in Practice events.
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