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National commitments to transform and improve mental health care are welcome but extra funding needs to get through to the frontline and workforce gaps addressed in order for services to meet rapidly growing demand and transform for the future.

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08 Apr 2021

Turning the national gambling conversation into a national health conversation

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust's John Tavern discusses the opportunity to make gambling treatment a normal part of conversation in the NHS.

John TraversJohn Travers
31 Mar 2021

Troubling to see ambulance staff's mental health particularly affected by COVID-19

Adam Brimelow responds to a new survey by Mind on poor mental health among emergency responders.

25 Mar 2021

Planning guidance provides much needed clarity for the year ahead

Saffron Cordery responds to the publication of the planning guidance.

Video / audio
25 Feb 2021

Podcast - Winter Watch: Questions with Amanda Pritchard

In this episode we speak to Amanda Pritchard, chief operating officer of the NHS, on the past year, the legacy the NHS will hold, and her own personal message to health care workers.

14 Jan 2021

Next day briefing: Reforming the Mental Health Act White Paper

Our briefing summarises key points from the government's Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper

Ella FullerElla Fuller
13 Jan 2021

NHS England and NHS Improvement advancing mental health equalities strategy explained

Ella Fuller, discusses the Advancing Mental Health Equalities Strategy from NHS England and Improvement.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
13 Jan 2021

Reforming the Mental Health Act is more important than ever

Saffron Cordery responds to a white paper outlining the proposed reforms of the Mental Health Act.

17 Dec 2020

NHS Providers' response to Mind's report on men's mental health

Chris Hopson responds to Mind's report 'Get it off your chest: men's mental health 10 years on'.

14 Dec 2020

Parliamentary briefing: Effect of the covid-19 outbreak on people with learning disabilities

Ahead of the House of Commons debate, our briefing calls for immediate action to ensure high-quality care and support is available for everyone.

27 Nov 2020

On the day briefing: CQC’s Monitoring the mental health act in 2019/20

Our briefing summarises main points from the CQC's Monitoring the mental health act in 2019/20 report, the community mental health survey 2020 and NHS Providers view.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
19 Nov 2020

We must not lose our focus on mental health at the very moment it's needed most

Saffron Cordery discusses the importance of not losing sight of the impact of the pandemic on mental health and the increasing pressures facing mental health services.

Saffron CorderySaffron Cordery
Video / audio
12 Nov 2020

Podcast - Mental health: The impact of COVID-19

Our fifth episode in our new The Providers Podcast series looks back on our ACE panel discussion on the impact COVID-19 has had on mental health. Recorded live 8 October.

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