Progress of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: On the road to parity – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health

All-Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health report of an in depth inquiry into the progress of the government’s mental health strategy, the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. The findings can be split into three main themes: investing in

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes

Self-harm among children in the North West: accident and emergency attendances 2007 / 2007-2009 / 2007/08-2009/10 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report presents information on accident and emergency attendances and emergency hospital admissions for self-harm among the population of children and young people aged 0-18 years in the North West of England. It has been produced as part of the

Sexual safety on mental health wards – Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission report based on an analysis of nearly 60,000 reports that found 1,120 sexual incidents involving patients, staff, visitors and others described in 919 reports – some of which included multiple incidents. More than a third of the

Assessment of delirium in hospital for people with dementia: Spotlight audit 2017–2018 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

The National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services: (LPHO Report Series, number 102: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 5) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Although there is evidence that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest levels of mental illness across the lifespan, access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. This rapid evidence review presents the evidence of

Government Response to the First Joint Report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees of Session 2017-19 on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: A Green Paper – Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education

Government response to the joint report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees on ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’. It also gives the Governments response to the consultation on the Green Paper. This consultation

Investigation Into The Transition From Child And Adolescent Mental Health Services To Adult Mental Health Services – Healthcare Safety Investigation Bureau

Reviews the transition from children and adolescent mental health services to understand how variations in the transition impacts the safe and effective care of young people. It makes a number of recommendations to national NHS organisations to make the transition

Review of the National Childbirth Trust Hidden Half report and GP consultation – Centre for Mental Health

Review of the cost of providing a GP check-up appointment dedicated to the mother’s wellbeing throughout England and to assess the feasibility and implications of taking this step. Estimates that to ensure all new mothers received a 10-minute check-up in

The Hidden Half: Bringing postnatal mental illness out of hiding – National Childbirth Trust

National Childbirth Trust  report that finds half of women experiencing mental health difficulties during pregnancy and in the year after did not have their needs recognised by health professionals. It calls for GPs to be resourced to ensure they make

Bullying: Evidence from LSYPE2, wave 3 Research brief – Department for Education

This research brief is based on data from the second Longitudinal Study of Young People in England (LSYPE2). In 2015, LSYPE2 interviewed 10,010 young people in year 11. The report provides: statistics on different types of reported bullying the results for pupils

Approaches to preventing and tackling bullying: Case studies – Department for Education

Qualitative research to understand anti-bullying practices schools have found effective. These include approaches to tackling bullying generally and more specific types of bullying, for example: racial bullying special educational needs and disability (SEND) bullying lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT)

Mental health, human rights and standards of care: Assessment of the quality of institutional care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in the WHO European Region – World Health Organization

Assessment of the quality of institutional care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in the WHO European Region. Only 25 per cent showed compliance with international standards, this is a clear indication that long-term institutional care in the Region

Safe, sustainable and productive staffing: an improvement resource for mental health – NHS Improvement

A resource to help commissioners and providers of NHS-commissioned services create, review and sustain, safe and effective specialist mental health services. It aims to make the link between the decisions on staffing that boards and clinical teams take and the

Our Invisible Addicts: (College Report CR211) – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Evidence-based revision of Our Invisible Addicts, it focus’: Portraying lived experience of substance misuse. Examining public health aspects. Emphasising the importance of comprehensive assessment. Highlighting the relevance of alcohol-related brain damage and physical complications. Detailing the nature, range and benefits of

Choice in mental health care: Guidance on implementing patients’ legal rights to choose the provider and team for their mental health care: Updated – NHS England

Updated guidance for commissioners, GPs and providers on how to implement patients’ legal rights to choose their care provider and the team they see for their mental health care.