What will the announcement that community psychiatric nurses are to be posted in criminal justice settings do to psychiatric services and patients?
Today it was announced that mental health nurses are to be posted in police stations and courts in 10 areas across England in a long campaigned for ‘liason and diversion’ strategy. The nurse’s role in these situations will be to respond to calls alongside officers wherever there is a suspicion that someone engaged in criminal activity has a mental health problem.
A run-down of the ten Libcom blog posts / articles that I found the most informative, interesting, or thought provoking in 2013.
Why Blackadder Goes Forth could have been a lot funnier
9 Joseph Kay
Dawkins and liberal racism
8 Juan Conatz
Bob Potter's previously unpublished 2004 recollections of his involvement in the libertarian socialist group Solidarity in the 1960s and 70s and some of its key figures like Ken Weller and Chris and Jeanne Pallis.
In 1972 Solidarity (London) issued an index of its journal (up to Vol. 7 No. 2 - June 1972) and of the pamphlets published to that point.
First of a series of articles about casual work. This one is looking at a Christmas casual job in distribution. Please contact the authors if you have any experiences we can discuss at: firstname.lastname@example.org
The work is external to the worker … it is not a part of his nature, [so ]that consequently he does not fulfil himself in his work but denies himself.
- Karl Marx, Economic & Political Manuscripts.