People in mental health crisis neglected by NHS, MPs warn

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All-party report says patients forced to visit A&E as core services in England deteriorate

Growing numbers of people who experience a mental health crisis are having to visit A&E or are detained for their own safety because NHS services to help them are deteriorating, MPs and peers have warned.

The 700,000 people in England with severe mental health problems such as schizophrenia and bipolar disorder also face increased delays to get treatment, they said.

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