Mental Health and Deaths in Prison: Interim Report Contents

6Other issues

22.During the five oral evidence sessions held as part of the inquiry and from the written evidence received, a number of further themes emerged:

12 The establishment of Liaison and Diversion (L&D) services was a key recommendation of the Bradley Report. These services identify, assess and refer people who have mental health problems and learning disabilities when they come into contact with the police and courts. They assess the person’s needs, advise on their case management and ensure that those in need receive the treatment and support they require.

29 April 2017