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Mental Health related death increase. Upto 324 died whilst sectioned under the Menyal Health between January and March 2021!

324 death within 3 months is alarming considering that a previous average overall figure between 2012 and 2019 was 273, the CQC adds. Unfortunately the gross death between January 2021 to March 2021 is said to be 490, although 166 was tagged Covid related.
The Care Quality commission's (CQC) states that there is shortage of staff. This reflects the warning by former Conservative Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt. He warned that staff shortages were now compromising patient safety in "every part of the NHS".
What is the NHS doing to make changes? NHS refuses to train nurses to become mental health certified nurses and they continue to rely on qualified staff whk are indeed very limited but not creating a reason to train more.

BBC reported that Jeremy Hunt called the figures on deaths in psychiatric detention "very concerning", but added: "It's not just mental health, but every specialty now has shortages of doctors and nurses."

Mr Hunt argued a "radical overhaul" of the training system was needed to ensure there were enough doctors and nurses in the coming decades.

Charlie Millers died on 7 December last year while sectioned in a secure psychiatric unit.

The 17-year-old was detained in Prestwich Hospital, in Greater Manchester, with a history of suicide attempts and self-harm.

He attempted to take his own life four times in two-and-a-half hours - the last one proving fatal.

Our young people need more. Our system needs more and our health matters.

Young Miller Late Charlie Miller on the left

Miller's death was a big loss on his family. He was a vibrant boy and died whilst in section. 

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