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
Miriam Deakin responds to the NHS Confederation’s new mental health and COVID-19 report.
Saffron Cordery, NHS Providers deputy chief executive, responds to the Institute for Fiscal Studies' report on mental health.
Saffron Cordery responds to our latest report on the impact of coronavirus on mental health trusts.
Our new briefing sets out the immediate challenge of COVID-19 for mental health trusts, how the sector has responded and what is needed to navigate the next phase.
This briefing outlines key information from an NHS England and NHS Improvement webinar that discussed the national vision for transforming community mental health services for adults and older adults.
Paul Farmer, Mind chief executive, outlines the need for investment in mental health services.
We call for capital investment in the mental health estate, highlighting that two thirds of trusts will not receive the funding they need this year to invest in urgent repairs.
This briefing outlines the real impact under-prioritisation of investment in the mental health estate is having on trusts.
Saffron Cordery responds to the results of a YouGov survey commissioned by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman on mental health services.
Saffron Cordery speaks with Melanie Walker, chief executive of Devon Partnership NHS Trust, about the key opportunities and challenges for the mental health sector this year and beyond.
Saffron Cordery discusses significant challenges facing mental health provision that need to be addressed.
Ella Fuller discusses the challenges facing mental health provision and trusts that need to be addressed.