Mental health, learning disabilities and autism: Letters

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COVID-19: Letter from Claire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director, calling all Mental Health Trusts to establish 24/7 urgent NHS mental health telephone support, advice and triage.

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We are writing to ensure that there is clarity in relation to the use of the Clinical Frailty Scale (CFS) and the use of do not attempt cardiopulmonary resuscitation (DNACPR) with younger patients, those with a stable long term physical need, learning disability or autism.