Oldham Mental Health Joint Response Service
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust | North West
Mental health professionals, police and ambulance staff in Oldham have joined forces to improve care for people experiencing a mental health crisis. A mental health practitioner and police officer jointly attend mental health crisis call outs to quickly provide the right support, in the right place, dramatically reducing attendances at A&E and 136 suites (place of safety for people detained by police). The partners are also successfully running the mental health joint response service in Bury; Heywood, Middleton and Rochdale; Stockport and Tameside.
Nominated by: Jim McMahon OBE MP