Employment Advisers in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: Process Evaluation Report – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This research looks at stakeholder views of the Employment Advisers in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies pilot which began in March 2018. The Employment Advisers in Improving Access to Psychological Therapies pilot provides tailored employment support to people with depression and

Prehabilitation for people with cancer: Principles and guidance for prehabilitation within the management and support of people with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Document published byThe Royal College of Anaesthetists, Macmillan Cancer Support, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration calling for changes to the delivery of cancer care across the UK, with a greater focus on prehabilitation

Making the right choices: using data-driven technology to transform mental healthcare – Reform

This report from the thinktank Reform examines the current landscape of data-driven technologies and their applications in mental health care, highlighting areas where these tools offer the most potential for the NHS and its patients. It discusses what makes mental

Service specification: Gender Identity Services for Adults (Non-Surgical Interventions) – NHS England

This service specification covers the provision of non-surgical Gender Identity Services for adults that are prescribed as specialised services. This document should be read in conjunction with NHS England’s service specification for Gender Identity Services for Adults (Surgical Interventions).

Healthcare Standards for Children and Young People in Secure Settings – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

There are about 1,000 children and young people held in secure settings at any one time. They are some of the most vulnerable, often suffering poor physical and mental health. These standards – first published in 2013, and refreshed in

Ignoring the Alarms follow-up: Too many avoidable deaths from eating disorders: Seventeenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Public Administration and Constitutional Affairs Committee

In December 2017, the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman (PHSO) published Ignoring the alarms: how NHS eating disorder services are failing patients. That report included five recommendations relating to: the training of doctors and other medical professionals; the quality and availability of

Rare jewels: specialised parent-infant relationship teams in the UK – Parent Infant Partnership UK

This research shows that NHS children and young people’s mental health commissioners are overlooking the needs of the youngest children. Forty-two per cent of areas in England do not accept referrals for children aged two and under even though commissioners

Armed Forces personnel in transition: Integrated Personal Commissioning for Veterans (IPC4V) – NHS England

This document provides a framework for effectively planning and delivering personalised care in line with the health commitments of the Armed Forces Covenant.

Interim NHS People Plan: the future allied health professions and psychological professions workforce – NHS Improvement

Interim NHS People Plan, developed collaboratively with national leaders and partners, sets a vision for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver care and identifies the actions we will take to help them. It finds NHS

Improving Children And Young People’s Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing – Local Government Association

The LGA’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Peer Learning Programme looked at how to prioritise early help and free up acute care for the most vulnerable in order to achieve change; supporting councils and their local partners

Working well together: Evidence and tools to enable co-production in mental health commissioning – National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

This resource was commissioned by NHS England to support delivery of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health and the NHS Long Term Plan. This document aims to improve local strategic decisions about, and the provision of, current and

Mental Health and the Armed Forces, Part Two: The Provision of Care: Fourteenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Defence Committee

Report that calls for a a highly professional place of safety to which veterans suffering from mental health problems can be sent as soon as they are diagnosed, in order to be stabilised and to begin to receive assistance for

Mental health services for children and young people: Seventy-Second Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts report In 2017–18 that finds only three in ten children and young people with a mental health condition received NHS-funded treatment, and many more faced unacceptably long waits for treatment. It notes the government

Clinical guidelines for major incidents and mass casualty events – NHS England

This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during

Londoners said – Mental Health Foundation

Report on an engagement exercise udertaken for Thrive LDN by the Mental Health Foundation. Thrive LDN is a citywide movement to improve the mental health and wellbeing of all Londoners. The report recommends that they: Develop, train and support a

Children’s Mental Health briefing: A briefing by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England – Office of the Children’s Commissioner for England

Report that finds improvement in the provision of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in most areas in the country, yet with the exception of eating disorder services, the provision of services in the youth justice system and in perinatal mental

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