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 »
This report, published by the Royal College of Psychiatrists, sets out a definition and vision for how to achieve parity of esteem between mental and physical health in practice.
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This briefing paper, published by The King’s Fund, considers the role and value of volunteers in health and social care. Read more »
Compassion in Practice sets out a vision to embed six values: care, compassion, courage, communication, competence and commitment, known as the Six C’s, throughout the NHS to improve care for patients. Read more »
This paper, published by The King’s Fund, explores how the current health and social care delivery system has failed to keep pace with the population’s needs and expectations.
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This literature review examined possible evidence of age discrimination in the provision of mental health care services for older people in the United Kingdom. Read more »
This guidance is intended to help providers of community services to move their relationship with their commissioners to a purely contractual one, consider what type(s) of organisations would best meet the future needs of patients and local communities, and how change can be managed to support the transformation of services to patients. Read more »