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Learn what action is being taken to tackle the underlying causes of mental ill health by putting the emphasis on early intervention and prevention strategies.
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This briefing paper, published by The King’s Fund, sets out ten priorities for commissioners to help them to deliver a sustainable system in the face of the most challenging financial and organisational environment seen in decades. Read more »
The Government has set out actions to improve mental health and wellbeing, the largest cause of disability in the UK which is closely connected with other problems, including poor physical health, education and work prospects. Read more »
A new competition calls for creative ideas and technologies that could mean mental illnesses are diagnosed earlier, and the disease better managed through a more tailored approach to care. Read more »
The final report following the abuse of people with a learning disability at Winterbourne View sets out a programme of action to transform services for vulnerable people. Read more »
The national framework which sets out the principles and processes for determining eligibility for NHS continuing healthcare has been revised to reflect the new NHS framework and structures, effective from 1 April 2013. Read more »
This report, published by the Schizophrenia Commission, proposes priority actions to transform the lives of those affected by schizophrenia and psychosis. Read more »
The Department of Health has announced a further investment of £19 million for social enterprises over the next year. Read more »
The Department of Health recently met with a small group of mental health stakeholders to discuss the long term conditions strategy it is drafting. Read more »
This paper, published jointly by The King’s Fund and the Centre for Mental Health, suggests that developing more integrated support for people with mental and physical health problems could improve outcomes and play an important part in helping the NHS meet the quality, innovation, productivity and prevention challenge. Read more »