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Number of killings by patients being treated for mental health problems falls

Study suggests that improved NHS care could be behind fall in number of homicides but number of suicides has increased across UK apart from Scotland The number of killings by patients being treated for mental health problems is falling, probably as a result of improved NHS care, a major new report reveals today. But the number of suicides has increased across the UK since the financial crash in 2008, except in Scotland, with middle-aged men the most likely group to take their own life.
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