Monthly Archives: September 2013

Smoking and mental health Smoking and mental health

People with mental illness are more likely to smoke heavily than the general population. This briefing published by the NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network provides the background to smoking prevalence and the consequences for people with mental illness. Read more »

Front-line Leaders programme Front-line Leaders programme

The National Skills Academy for Social Care runs this programme, which helps front-line workers to develop leadership skills to drive innovation and service improvement. Mapped to key sector indicators including the Skills Academy’s own Leadership Qualities Framework, Front-line Leaders helps front-line workers to explore what these national standards mean for you and your organisation, and how… Read more »

Black Mental Health UK (BMH UK) Black Mental Health UK

Black Mental Health UK (BMH UK) is a human rights campaigns group that focuses on raising awareness of and seeing a reduction in the disproportionate numbers of people from the UK’s African Caribbean communities subject to detention under the Mental Health Act. Read more »