This section provides information about the role of partnership working in the planning, commissioning and delivery of mental health services.

A different perspective on Employment Support Allowance

Pat’s  Petition  and  CarerWatch  have  been  looking  at   Employment   Suppor t   Allowanc e(E S A )   for   a  long  time  and  have  published  a  stat ement   which  out lines  theirconclusions.Pat’s  Petition  and  CarerWatch  think   the  groups  don’ t   reflec t   t he  spectrum  ofdisabled  people  and  therefore  the  Work   Capability   Assessment   (WCA )   is  shoehorning … Read more »

Triangle of Care – Family Recovery conference, at University of Birmingham

From the flyer: Families have long been neglected in service responses to people with mental health difficulties. However, for many people, reclaiming a ‘life worth living’ depends on having particular sorts of supportive relationships with significant others – which may not be easy given the stresses and anxieties that mental health issues can bring up for all concerned. This… Read more »

Sharing Knowledge, Strengthening Connections

This autumn there are two free events in Liverpool and Bristol – bringing together people with lived experience of mental health problems to share their experience, knowledge and opinions.   Come along to meet others and talk about how you can influence local decisions, change attitudes and find out about the new NHS structures and… Read more »