Posts Tagged ‘Mental health’

Mental health service change needed on commissioning, organisation and monitoring

There must be an end to sending severely-ill mental health patients long distances to attend hospital, an Independent Commission mental health service chan...

“Supporting the mental health of young people is so important to the mental health of the country”

“The Royal College of Psychiatrists warmly welcomes the announcement of just under £1billion of investment in mental health to begin to put it on an eq...

Prime Minister pledges “a revolution” in NHS mental health treatment with new investment

The Prime Minister has announced plans for significant investment in NHS mental health and is calling it a “revolution” in care. It includes £290m ...

‘No improvement’ in people’s experiences of out-of-hospital mental healthcare

A survey of over 13,000 people who were treated and cared for in the community for their mental health problems has shown ‘no notable improvement’ in t...

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...