On the day briefing: Recent reports on mental health and learning disabilities provision
Three significant reports have been published in the last week with a focus on mental health and learning disabilities, but with relevance to all NHS foundation trusts and trusts.
This overview briefing provides a summary of each and NHS Providers’ view. The reports are:
- The Government’s Green Paper on mental health: failing a generation – a joint report by the Health and Social Care Select Committee and the Education Select Committee
- The Learning Disabilities Mortality Review (LeDeR) Programme – the annual report by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership, on behalf of NHS England
- The interim report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act – the review being chaired by Professor Sir Simon Wessely and commissioned by the Department of Health and Social Care