Mental health

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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Briefing
22 Oct 2020

Care Quality Commission final report into use of restraint, seclusion and segregation

Our briefing summarises key findings and conclusions from CQC's review into restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
News
20 Oct 2020

Support for NHS staff mental health is welcome, but must come with long-term investment and focus

Saffron Cordery responds to NHS England’s announcement of £15m for staff mental health support.

Briefing
20 Oct 2020

On the day briefing: NHSEI advancing mental health equalities strategy

Our briefing summarises key points from the strategy and makes recommendations to bridge gaps for communities faring worse than others in mental health services.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
Blog
13 Oct 2020

How cleverly structured staff banks can improve staff morale and strengthen the psychological contract between the employee and the employer

In honour of this year's World Mental Health Day, Locum's Nest co-founder Dr Nicholas Andreou discusses how staff banks can improve staff morale.

Dr Nicholas AndreouDr Nicholas Andreou
Blog
13 Oct 2020

The inextricable link between money and mental health

Earnd managing director of health and social care Jonathan Lewis, discusses why the delay between working and receiving pay is one of the biggest ‘pain points’ for employees.

Jonathan LewisJonathan Lewis
News
10 Oct 2020

Tangible steps to improve mental health estate

Saffron Cordery responds to the government's announcement of funding to eradicate mental health dormitories.

News
08 Oct 2020

Emphasis on importance of investing in staff wellbeing was welcome

Chris Hopson responds to the health and social care secretary Matt Hancock's speech at the NHS Providers annual conference and exhibition.

News
02 Oct 2020

NHS capital investment must be long term and must include mental health

Saffron Cordery responds to the government's announcement of £3.7bn capital for hospital rebuilds.

Blog
10 Sep 2020

Zeroing in

On World Suicide Prevention Day, Mersey Care Foundation Trust chief executive Joe Rafferty shares his views on why this year is important for all NHS providers.

Joe RaffertyJoe Rafferty
News
26 Aug 2020

Time to deliver real change for people with a learning disability and autistic people

NHS Providers' new report calls for immediate action to tackle stigma and historic underfunding of services for people with a learning disability and autistic people.

Blog
26 Aug 2020

Making 2020s the decade we deliver real change for people with a learning disability and autism

Saffron Cordery sheds light on the difficult challenges people with a learning disability and autism face before and in the aftermath of COVID-19.

Saffron CorderySaffron Cordery
News
12 Aug 2020

Mental health services have played a key role throughout the pandemic, but there’s significant challenges ahead

Miriam Deakin responds to the NHS Confederation’s new mental health and COVID-19 report.

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