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
27 Mar 2020

NHSEI National Transforming Adult & Older Adult Community Mental Health Care webinar

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.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
Blog
09 Mar 2020

Mental health's capital needs have been completely overlooked by government

Paul Farmer, Mind chief executive, outlines the need for investment in mental health services.

Paul FarmerPaul Farmer
News
20 Feb 2020

Patient safety standards at risk while majority of mental health trusts do not have access to the funding they need to address urgent repairs and upgrade 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.

Briefing
20 Feb 2020

Mental health services: meeting the need for capital investment

This briefing outlines the real impact under-prioritisation of investment in the mental health estate is having on trusts.

News
19 Feb 2020

Staff are dedicated to delivering high-quality care in increasingly pressurised environments

Saffron Cordery responds to the results of a YouGov survey commissioned by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman on mental health services.

Video / audio
18 Feb 2020

Podcast: Mental health past, present and future

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.

News
16 Jan 2020

Stigma entrenching care deficit in mental health

Saffron Cordery discusses significant challenges facing mental health provision that need to be addressed.

Blog
16 Jan 2020

The mental health sector challenge: stigma and funding

Ella Fuller discusses the challenges facing mental health provision and trusts that need to be addressed.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
Briefing
16 Jan 2020

Mental health funding and investment

This briefing looks at the financial and investment challenges facing mental health providers and digests the funding issues facing NHS mental health trusts

Blog
20 Nov 2019

The introduction of a mental health car helped us reduce A&E admissions

London Ambulance Service shares its story of trust improvement through an innovative mental health initiative.

News
06 Nov 2019

Mental health services need action to reduce demand pressure behind out of area placements

Saffron Cordery responds to an independent report commissioned by the Royal College of Psychiatrists.

News
29 Oct 2019

Addressing workforce and funding pressures on services must accompany mental health act reform

Saffron Cordery responds to NHS Digital’s annual mental health act statistics for 2018-19.

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