Glossary

Below is a searchable glossary. This glossary contains frequently used terms relating to mental health. This includes acronyms used by NHS, mental health service providers, commissioners, and locally. 

 

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There are currently 9 terms in this directory beginning with the letter A.
A&E
Accident and Emergency Department. Also referred to as 'ED' - emergency department

ACE
Assertive Contact and Engagement Service - part of Bristol Mental Health

http://www.bristolmentalhealth.org/services/assertive-engagement-service/

ADD
Attention Deficit Disorder

ADHD
Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder

AMP / AMHP / AMPs
Approved Mental Health Professional

APOL
Notation shorthand for apologies

AQP
Any Qualified Provider - this is a contracting term

ASC
Adult Social Care

AWP
Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust - the mental health trust for BNSSG

http://www.awp.nhs.uk


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