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CCGs encouraged to support the government's Prevent strategy

A letter has been sent from NHS England to all CCG accountable officers and executive nurses seeking support for the government’s Prevent strategy, which aims to reduce the threat to the UK from terrorism.

In particular, CCGs are asked to ensure that NHS mental health providers engage with the legal obligation for health representation on Prevent's channel panels. Channel is a programme that focuses on providing support at an early stage to people identified as being vulnerable to radicalisation. Channel panels are multi-agency groups chaired by the local authority and made up of members from relevant local organisations. More.....