National partners have committed to a programme for change to transform health and care services for people with learning disabilities or autism who have mental health conditions or behaviour that challenges. Read more »
This report, published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, sets out a definition and vision for how to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health in practice.
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The Government has set out actions to improve mental health and wellbeing, the largest cause of disability in the UK which is closely connected with other problems, including poor physical health, education and work prospects. Read more »
The Department of Health has announced that new funding of up to £2 million is to be available for new handheld computers to boost children’s mental health services. The new devices will be rolled out to 42 sites across England. Read more »
England will host the International mental health leadership exchange in June 2014 which aims to support and improve mental health services by learning from experts from across the world. Read more »
Six national projects are piloting work to help improve access to psychological therapies for those with severe mental illnesses. Read more »
Up to £22m will be pumped into a pioneering programme to give children with mental health problems access to psychological therapies in a wider range of places. Read more »
This plan outlines how the Government’s commitment to expanding access to psychological therapies will be delivered in the four years from April 2011. Read more »
Primary Concerns: A consensus paper on primary care mental health care by the Mental Health Foundation and the Pharmaceutical Schizophrenia Initiative focusing on ways to deliver better, more person-centred primary care services for people who have mental health problems.
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