This is a collaborative aimed at reducing suicides in the south west region to zero by 2018. It is built on the work carried out by Ed Coffey M.D., and his team in Detroit a few years ago, and the work in the U.K. involves a large collaborative of people in the south west. Read more »
Focusing on where and how psychodynamic and psychoanalytic thinking are playing a role
in helping to shape the current provision of psychological services. Read more »
From the NSUN site: The report Service Users’ Experiences of Recovery under the 2008 Care Programme Approach has been available since February. It is a report from service users about the effectiveness of the Care Programme Approach in promoting recovery. The Checklist of Good Practice from service user participants is available as a separate handout.… Read more »
NSUN asked Mr Clegg why, after three years of his government’s mental health strategy, suicides, compulsory treatment orders, prescriptions and sections under the Mental Health Act were all at record levels and rising. Read more here.
Breakthrough report from UKCP reveals for the first time that the detrimental impact of mental ill-health on our quality of life is ten times worse than the impact of any other health condition. Read more »
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England will host the International mental health leadership exchange in June 2014 which aims to support and improve mental health services by learning from experts from across the world. Read more »
This briefing paper shares the key findings from a study of seven trusts which achieved high Medical Engagement Scale (MES) scores from an initial survey involving 30 trusts in England. Read more »
Kim Turnbull James outlines some of the latest thinking in leadership theory and leadership development and includes three case studies of leadership development programmes which incorporate these ideas. The author suggests that a traditional conception of leadership, in which leadership is largely equated to leaders’ competences, behaviours and values, needs at the very least to… Read more »
This paper suggests that the current focus on leadership underestimates the role of followers in securing a successful health service and overestimates the ability of individual ‘heroic’ leaders to make a significant difference to all circumstances. Read more »