Consensus statement between Policing, NHS and Social Care

NHS England has supported the launch of a joint consensus statement between policing, health and social care organisations.

It commits partners to working together to use our shared capabilities and resources more effectively to improve people’s health and wellbeing, prevent crime and protect the most vulnerable people.  An action plan is now being developed to progress the commitments of the statement, which include identifying and supporting vulnerable people and their families; improving trust, knowledge sharing, best practice and training across the system; and working with partners to commission and deliver preventative services in response to assessments of threat, harm, risk and vulnerability.