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Five Year Forward View for Mental Health Five Year Forward View for Mental Health

This independent report of the Mental Health Taskforce sets out a strategic approach to improving mental health outcomes across the health and care system, in partnership with the health arm’s length bodies. It prioritises prevention, access, integration, quality and a positive experience of care. Read more »

 

Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust Talking Shops in Doncaster and Scunthorpe

The Talking Shops in Doncaster and Scunthorpe enable people to drop-in if they need help for problems such as depression, panic or phobias, or simply to access free information or advice. They give people the opportunity to browse information on mental health issues and gain knowledge about the therapies offered by Rotherham, Doncaster and South Humber NHS Foundation Trust. Read more »

 

Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia Understanding Psychosis and Schizophrenia

This report published by the British Psychological Society provides overview of the current state of knowledge in the field, concluding that psychosis can be understood and treated in the same way as other psychological problems such as anxiety or shyness. Read more »

 

Caring for Carers Caring for Carers

The Caring for Carers Hub developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners is a web based tool that can help primary care staff to more effectively support carers and the people they care for. Read more »

 

Mymind Mymind

Mymind is a website www.mymind.org.uk and twitter feed @mymindfeed, developed by Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust, to provide children and young people with information about mental health problems. Read more »

 

Learning Disability Conference

The Learning Disability Conference led by the Greater Manchester, Lancashire and South Cumbria Strategic Clinical Network for Mental Health, Dementia and Neurological Conditions was held on the 4th September 2014 at the Reebok Stadium, Bolton. Read more »

 

Community mental health profiles Community mental health profiles

This tool, developed by the Mental Health Dementia and Neurology Intelligence Network, together a range of mental health data at Clinical Commissioning Group level and is principally intended to support local needs assessment, policy, planning, performance management, surveillance and practice. Read more »

 

LIFT psychology LIFT – wellbeing after baby

LIFT psychology service in Swindon, Wiltshire, Bath and North East Somerset offers extensive programme of free psycho-educational courses, including the ‘Wellbeing after baby’ course for any parents or carers who are experiencing anxiety, depression or general stress since the birth of a baby. Read more »

 

Cheshire and Wirral Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Complex Recovery, Advice and Consultation Service

The Complex Recovery Assessment and Consultation (CRAC) Service in Cheshire and Wirral works to enhance existing care pathways by utilising expertise and specialist skills in complex care management. The team also captures on-going audit data looking at detailed analysis of variance leading to prolonged or repetitive use of acute care. Read more »

 

Think Autism Autism Innovation Fund

The government has made £1.2 million of funding available to improve local autism services and increase awareness. The funding is available as part of Think Autism, the update to the 2010 Adult Autism Strategy for England. Read more »

 

Autism Professionals Awards Autism Professionals Awards 2015

The National Autistic Society (NAS) Autism Professional Awards 2015 recognise and reward services and professionals leading the way in innovative autism practice and making a real difference to the lives of people with autism. Read more »

 

Autism hospital passport Autism hospital passport

This resource published by the National Autistic Society aims to help people with autism who might need hospital treatment to communicate their needs to doctors, nurses and other healthcare professionals. Read more »

 

Diverse perspectives Diverse perspectives

This report published by the National Autistic Society explores the challenges for families affected by autism from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in England. Read more »

 

It involves us It involves us

This guidance produced by the National Autistic Society aimes to help local authorities better involve people with autism in their local planning and implementation. Read more »

 

The Lester adaption 2014 Lester UK Adaption 2014

This clinical resource, named in honour of the late Professor Helen Lester, provides a simple framework for identifying and treating cardiovascular and type 2 diabetes risks in patients with psychosis receiving antipsychotic medication. Read more »