Findings from the Freedom of Information Request to Hampshire Constabulary

On 27th May 2021, information obtained through a Freedom of Information (FOI) request made to Hampshire Constabulary was publicised. [1] This information adds further weight to the concerns we highlighted pertaining to Serenity Integrated Mentoring’s (SIM) ‘evidence base’, as outlined in our statement released on 22/04/2021 [2] The FOI indicates that concerns were raised by…More

Response To NHS England’s Statement Dated 11/05/21 In Light Of The StopSIM Coalition’s Concerns Regarding The High Intensity Network (HIN) And Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

On 21.4.21 we, the StopSIM Coalition, released our first Statement expressing our concerns about the rapid roll out of SIM across NHS England.  We have since published a series of detailed statements expressing our concerns in relation to data protection, human rights, a lack of patient public involvement and the absence of an ‘evidence base’.…More

Concern Regarding The Lack Of Meaningful Service User / Patient / Carer Involvement In The Development And Implementation Of The High Intensity Network (HIN) And Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) Programme.

Nothing about us, without us!  Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) and similar interventions associated with the High Intensity Network (HIN) are being rapidly rolled out across NHS England. SIM is designed for people who have not committed a crime but are in contact with mental health services, are frequently at high risk of suicide and self-harm…More

Concerns Regarding The Human Rights And Equalities Implications Of The High Intensity Network (HIN) And Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) and similar interventions associated with the High Intensity Network (HIN) are being rapidly rolled out across NHS England. SIM is designed for people who have not committed a crime but are in contact with mental health services, are frequently at high risk of suicide and self-harm and deemed “high intensity users”…More

Concerns Regarding Privacy And Data Protection Within The High Intensity Network (HIN) And Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) and interventions associated with the High Intensity Network (HIN) are being rolled out at pace and scale across NHS England.  As we outlined in our preliminary coalition consensus statement, dated 21/04/21, SIM’s key intervention components include a co-ordinated withholding of potentially lifesaving treatment by multiple agencies (A&E, mental health, ambulance and police…More

Concerns About The Evidence Base Relating To The High Intensity Network (HIN) And Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM)

Serenity Integrated Mentoring (SIM) and interventions associated with the High Intensity Network (HIN) are being rolled out at pace and scale across NHS England. As we outlined in our preliminary coalition consensus statement[1], dated 21/04/21, SIM’s key intervention components include a co-ordinated withholding of potentially lifesaving treatment by multiple agencies [2] (A&E, mental health, ambulance…More

StopSIM Coalition Consensus Statement

StopSIM Coalition Consensus Statement relating to The High Intensity Network (HIN) and Serenity Integrating Mentoring (SIM), 21/04/21 We are a coalition of mental health service users and allies who have grave concerns about the rapid, widespread rollout of the High Intensity Network’s ‘Serenity Integrated Mentoring’ (SIM) intervention across NHS England. The intervention is designed for…More