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 »
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Are you interested in hearing the latest developments around Mental Health?
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 report, published by the Independent Commission on Mental Health and Policing, sets out clearly the ways in which police forces and health services across the country can work together to prevent more tragic deaths in custody. Read more »
This report proposes a new understanding of the dementia journey and a revised model of care for dementia, aimed at improving experiences and outcomes, and informing service redesign and commissioning. 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 »
The Dementia Commissioning Pack provides practical resources for commissioners for use with a range of different providers, setting out a commissioning framework and outline approach to identify service development and redesign priorities. Read more »
This guide outlines key factors which can improve the quality of care for people with dementia in general hospitals. Read more »
This quality standard provides clinicians, managers and service users with a description of what a high-quality dementia service should look like. Read more »