Short cuts

A three-month consultation has started on plans to create a single mental health and learning disabilities services trust for Nottinghamshire that would also manage all medium and highsecure services - including Rampton Hospital - in Trent region.The plans would involve the merger of Central Nottinghamshire Healthcare trust, Nottingham Healthcare trust and Rampton Hospital Authority and include the mental health and learning disability services provided by Bassetlaw Hospital and Community Services trust and Rotherham Priority Health Services trust.