TELEPHONE CONTACT NHS DIRECT (MENTAL HEALTH)

A telephone contact between a PATIENT subject to a MENTAL HEALTH CARE SPELL and NHS Direct which is related to the PATIENT's mental illness. This refers to any contacts that are required to be shared between NHS Direct and a Mental Health NHS Trust according to local and nationally agreed protocols on information sharing.

Each contact should be recorded by NHS Direct and the details of the contact made known to the specialist mental health service responsible for the PATIENT.

 

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plural TELEPHONE CONTACTS NHS DIRECT (MENTAL HEALTH)