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Mental health check for people involved in Paris and Brussels terrorist attacks

The Department of Health has launched a mental health check for those adversely affected by the 2015 and 2016 attacks in Paris and Brussels, including those present and their close family members. Screening questionnaires are being issued and responses will be reviewed by Public Health England with those needing support being referred for clinical assessment.

Commissioners are asked to ensure GP member practices are aware of the scheme. GPs should refer to clinical guidelines when contacted by patients with questions about their mental health or this programme. More....