Posts Tagged ‘Mental health’

CQC inspection of Broadmoor Hospital reveals ‘urgent’ changes required

Broadmoor Hospital has been told to make urgent changes after a report which highlighted the "overuse" of face-down restraints on patients. The CQC rate...

More mental health patients being sent ‘hundreds of miles’ for care

The number of mental health patients in England who had to travel away from their local area to get care has risen by almost a quarter over the past year, ...

Patients suffering a mental health crisis are falling through gaps in the NHS

People who are having a mental health crisis are not always receiving care and support when and where they need it, the CQC finds. The regulator raised c...

Norfolk and Suffolk NHS trust in special measures

A mental health trust has become the first in England to be put in special measures. NHS regulator Monitor will send a team to take over the management ...

NHS England puts half a million into CAMHS pilots

NHS England has put £500,000 into funding eight pilot schemes for the development of child mental health services. The schemes are being run in eight a...

CAMHs: “serious and deeply ingrained problems”

The Health Select Committee concludes that there are serious and deeply ingrained problems with the commissioning and provision of children’s and adolesc...

CAMHs report paints a picture of a service in crisis

A Health Select Committee report has concluded that there are serious and deeply ingrained problems with the commissioning and provision of children’s an...

‘Watershed’ moment with mental health plan

Waiting time targets for people with mental health problems in England are to be introduced for the first time, the deputy prime minister said ahead of his...

Mental health: translate words into deeds

The Royal College of Psychiatrists has launched a manifesto that wants the next government to ensure mental and physical health are given equal value. M...

NHS: “Why only fast track the economically active?”

The CMO has released a report calling for parity between mental and physical health services. Here's the key reaction: Professor Sheila Hollins, chair ...

Treat mental health more like physical health

Mental health services need to have parity with physical health, and its delivery must be supported by waiting time targets and greater funding protection,...