Mental Health Taskforce report launched today
NHS commits to major transformation in mental health care: The NHS in England today (Monday 15 February 2016) commits to the biggest transformation of mental health care
across the NHS in a generation, pledging to help more than a million extra people and investing more than a billion pounds a year by 2020/21.
It is making the move in response to the final report of an independent taskforce, chaired by the Chief Executive of Mind Paul Farmer, set up by the NHS as part of its Five Year Forward View to build consensus on how to improve services for people of all ages. Read the full press release
NSUN Members' Survey
Help us evaluate our work and shape next year's priorities: We are seeking the views of members and stakeholders in order to evaluate our work and plan the coming year's priorities.
Your input is really valuable as it will help us to find out what we are doing well and identify the areas that we can improve on as an organisation.
Personal comments will remain anonymous but will be combined with other responses to inform what we do now and in the future.
Your data will be stored until we have completed our annual evaluation work.
We would like to thank you in advance for giving up your time to complete this survey. It will take approximately 10 minutes to complete. The deadline for responses is
Friday 26th February 2016.
‘I’d Rather Die Than Go Back to Hospital’: Why We Need a Non-medical Crisis House in Every Town - by Anne Cooke, Consultant Clinical Psychologist and regular contibutor to 'Mad In America'. This blog
focuses on Drayton Park women’s crisis house in North London, which offers an alternative to hospital admission.
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Previously shared information available online
Please visit our website to find involvement opportunities,
jobs and events we shared in previous e-bulletins. This includes our guides to support involvement in reducing the use of restraint in mental health settings.