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“We can no longer accept women and men with severe mental illness struggling to access the high-quality care and support they ought to receive during their lifetime and dying 15 to 20 years before they should”, wrote Karen Turner and Tim Kendall – respectively director of mental health and national clinical director for mental health at NHS England – in their foreword to Forward Thinking.
Who, in the UK health system, can honestly say that they have a clear understanding of the different job titles used in the nursing professions? Surely no more than a handful of people.