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Transforming mental health services

  • David Kingdon (a1)

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Specialist teams have had a major impact on service delivery in England. Their effectiveness is now being questioned and integrated teams are developing in some areas. However, the gains made in terms of improved access, engagement and early intervention must not be lost.

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The British Journal of Psychiatry
  • ISSN: 0007-1250
  • EISSN: 1472-1465
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