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.
This briefing looks at the financial and investment challenges facing mental health providers and digests the funding issues facing NHS mental health trusts
In our new report on mental health services, we explore the challenges for the sector and the issues trust leaders tell us must be tackled.
The mental health implementation plan published on 24 July 2019 sets out how mental health services will achieve the ambitions set out in the NHS long term plan
Zosia Walecka discusses the importance of looking after the mental health and wellbeing of NHS staff and the need for national-level action to sustainably support the workforce.
Saffron Cordery responds to a National Audit Office (NAO) warning that millions of people with mental health needs are unable to access services.
Saffron Cordery discusses the good work of NHS mental health trusts and the significant challenges they also face in supporting children and young people with their care.
Saffron Cordery discusses the challenges that lay ahead for the NHS in what is set to be another extremely busy year for the health service.
Miriam Deakin responds to the written ministerial statement announcing a rapid review into the safety of patients in inpatient mental healthcare settings.
Saffron Cordery responds to an announcement by the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) on £150m investment in mental health urgent and emergency care services.
This briefing summarises the Joint Committee's on the Draft Mental Health Bill 2022 report
Saffron Cordery responds to a report of the 'Joint committee on the draft Mental Health Bill'.
Adam Brimelow responds to NHS England figures showing a near 40% rise in the number of children needing help for serious mental health problems.
Miriam Deakin responds to NHS England plans for more mental health staff to work in 999 call centres and with paramedics to support patients and ease pressure on emergency services.
Saffron Cordery responds to the government announcement of over £113m to tackle the 'biggest health challenges'.
Miriam Deakin responds to a Care Quality Commission report on the hospital experiences of people with learning disabilities and autism.