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Taking another tilt at high secure hospitals: The Tilt Report and its consequences for secure psychiatric services

  • Tim Exworthy (a1) and John Gunn (a2)
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Dr Tim Exworthy, Consultant Psychiatrist, Redford Lodge Hospital, 15 Church Street, Edmonton N9 9DY, UK
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Taking another tilt at high secure hospitals: The Tilt Report and its consequences for secure psychiatric services

  • Tim Exworthy (a1) and John Gunn (a2)
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