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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22 Jul 2021

Proposed mental health standards will help reduce the care deficit

Saffron Cordery responds to the proposed new mental health standards published by NHS England.

Briefing
16 Jul 2021

Next day briefing - Reforming the Mental Health Act White Paper: Government response to consultation

Our briefing summarises key findings and conclusions from the government's response to the Reforming the Mental Health Act White Paper consultation yesterday and sets out NHS Providers view

News
16 Jul 2021

Reform of mental health legislation is much needed and long overdue

Saffron Cordery responds to the government's consultation response to the White paper: Reforming the Mental Health Act.

Blog
29 Jun 2021

Why is mental health still not given the same level of importance as physical health?

Marisa Mason discusses the need for mental health to be given the same importance as physical health and shares how trusts can improve care for young people with mental health conditions.

Marisa MasonMarisa Mason
News
22 Jun 2021

Extra funding for young people's mental health services welcome

Saffron Cordery responds to NHS England and NHS Improvement's announcement of a funding boost for young people's mental health services.

Blog
26 May 2021

Children and young people will need more mental health support post-COVID

Saffron Cordery discusses the impact of the pandemic on children and young people's mental health and the challenge facing mental health trusts as demand for support continues to rise.

Saffron CorderySaffron Cordery
Blog
26 May 2021

Staff wellbeing was never just a pandemic issue – Sir Jim Mackey

Sir James Mackey discusses how the wellbeing of his staff was prioritised during the pandemic and the importance of maintaining this focus post COVID-19.

Sir Jim MackeySir Jim Mackey
News
25 May 2021

A time of reckoning for children and young people's mental health

Saffron Cordery comments on NHS Providers' mental health survey figures ahead of her evidence session at the health and social care select committee on children and young people's mental health today.

Survey
25 May 2021

Children and young people's mental health survey

Findings from our survey of chairs and chief executives of mental health and learning disability trusts and combined trusts that provide mental health services for children and young people.

Submission
21 Apr 2021

Written submission to the Department for Health and Social Care on Reforming the Mental Health Act White Paper

Our response to the Reforming the Mental Health Act White Paper.

Ella FullerElla Fuller
Blog
08 Apr 2021

Turning the national gambling conversation into a national health conversation

Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust's John Tavern discusses the opportunity to make gambling treatment a normal part of conversation in the NHS.

John TraversJohn Travers
News
31 Mar 2021

Troubling to see ambulance staff's mental health particularly affected by COVID-19

Adam Brimelow responds to a new survey by Mind on poor mental health among emergency responders.

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