13 December 2018
Health Based Place of Safety survey
Due to quality issues identified by the Care Quality Commission
(CQC) following an inspection of Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health
Partnership NHS Trust (AWP) in 2016 and 2017, NHS England
authorised the temporary consolidation of two of three Health Based
Place of Safety (HBPoS) Suites in Swindon and Salisbury to a third
site in Devizes for 12 months from 26 March 2018.
This will provide an opportunity for organisations to address the
CQC's improvement requirements, particularly around assessment
times following a change to the law which states how long a person
can be detained for. Further information about the service can be
Please complete the online
As part of the review we would appreciate you completing the online
survey - put the following web address into any internet
(you can also click on the link and it will take you directly
to the survey).
All responses to the survey are anonymous and will be taken into
consideration during the ongoing discussions regarding the future
of the Place of Safety Suites in Swindon and Salisbury.
The survey will close on Monday 31 December 2018.