Patients sectioned 'because of pressure on beds'
Pressure on mental health beds is so severe that some patients are having to be sectioned to secure necessary care, a survey of junior doctors suggests.
The Royal College of Psychiatrists questioned 576 trainees working in psychiatry across the UK.
The college said its findings suggested mental health services were approaching a "tipping point" and that the situation was "simply unacceptable".
Ministers said inpatient beds should be available for those who needed them.
The survey also suggests that critically unwell patients are being sent home because no bed can be found for them.
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