Bed found for suicidal girl after judge's criticism

Bed found for suicidal girl after judge’s criticism A bed has been found for a suicidal girl, a day after a judge criticised a lack of care provision available when she is freed from youth custody. Sir James Munby, said there would be “blood on our hands” if the 17-year-old did not receive adequate supervision. The girl, known as X, is due to be released in 10 days and was without a place at a secure unit. Mike Prentice, NHS North’s medical director, said the bed would available ahead of…

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