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
Our briefing summarises key points from the government's Reforming the Mental Health Act white paper
Ella Fuller, discusses the Advancing Mental Health Equalities Strategy from NHS England and Improvement.
Saffron Cordery responds to a white paper outlining the proposed reforms of the Mental Health Act.
Chris Hopson responds to Mind's report 'Get it off your chest: men's mental health 10 years on'.
Ahead of the House of Commons debate, our briefing calls for immediate action to ensure high-quality care and support is available for everyone.
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.
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.
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.
Our briefing summarises key findings and conclusions from CQC's review into restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation.
Saffron Cordery responds to NHS England’s announcement of £15m for staff mental health support.
Our briefing summarises key points from the strategy and makes recommendations to bridge gaps for communities faring worse than others in mental health services.
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.