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Community Forensic Psychiatry

WithRamneesh Puri, Jeremy Kenney-Herbert

Provision of forensic psychiatry aftercare in the community is well established in the United Kingdom. The vast majority of outreach services affiliated with secure units have evolved into designated community forensic mental health teams (CFMHTs) to provide such care. There is, nonetheless, marked variance in the structure and remit of services concerned with the provision of this care as a result of differences in commissioning and presumed local requirements.