Year: 1985 Source: Nursing Times, v.81, no.38, (September 18-24 1985), p.51-53 SIEC No: 19860737

Over 100,000 people in the UK deliberately inflict injury on themselves each year, & yet many are sent home with no more than a distant out-patient appointment. David Rushford reports on recent DHSS recommendations which would expand the nursing role with this group of patients. 19 refs.