Assurance Engagement of the Mental Health Investment Standard: briefing for Clinical Commissioning Groups – NHS England

This document outlines how the validation process should be commissioned and carried out for CCGs to validate their 2018/19 year-end position on meeting the Mental Health Investment Standard (MHIS).

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Nora Bruton – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 25 March 2019 Deceased name: Nora Bruton Coroners name: Adam Hodson Coroners Area: Birmingham and Solihull Category: Alcohol, drug and medication related deaths; Mental Health related deaths; Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Tamsin Grundy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 13 March 2019 Ref: 2019-0088 Deceased name: Tamsin Grundy Coroners name: Jacqueline Lake Coroners Area: Norfolk Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Trust

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Katharine Dowling – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 14 March 2019 Deceased name: Katharine Dowling Coroners name: Alan Moore Coroners Area: Cheshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: NHS England This inquest addressed a specific

In plain sight: Workplace bullying in charities and the implications for leadership – Centre for Mental Health

Report from the  Centre for Mental Health on the impact of bullying and the policies, leadership and systems that contribute to it.  This research identifies six recommendations to reduce the risk of bullying occurring and to effectively respond to it

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

Raising the equality flag: Health inequalities among older LGBT people in the UK – International Longevity Centre UK

New data analysis shows that LGBT men and women aged 50+ have poorer self-rated health and are more likely to have other conditions that impact their health and wellbeing. This analysis has, for the first time, demonstrated strongly that these

Making Individual Placement and Support work: An evaluation of implementation and sustainability – Centre for Mental Health

For many people who use mental health services, having a job is an important part of recovery; yet few get the opportunity to look for paid work with the right support.  This is a report of an evaluation to explore the

Prevalence and Mental Health Consequences of Ethnic and Racial Harassment: A Briefing for the IOPC – MiSOC ESRC Research Centre on Micro-Social Change

Recently-conducted research, using nationally representative data on ethnic minorities in the UK, has demonstrated a high prevalence of ethnic and racial harassment and a strong association between experiencing ethnic and racial harassment and mental health. The research found that ethnic

The Impact of Primary Care Incentive Schemes on Care Home Placements for People with Dementia: (CHE Research Paper 164) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

The interface between primary care and long-term care is complex. In the case of dementia, this interface may be influenced by incentives offered to GPs as part of the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) to provide an annual review for

Strengthening the frontline: Investing in primary care for effective suicide prevention – Centre for Mental Health

Centre for Mental Health report that identifies five areas for improvement to help GPs to offer life-saving support: Provision of effective, ongoing training for GPs; Investment in the capacity of primary care services to enable longer appointments and continuity of

Report to the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Sport into Cultural Issues related to allegations of Bullying and Harassment in NHS Highland – Scottish Government

An independent review report looking at cultural issues related to allegations of bullying and harassment in NHS Highland by John Sturrock, QC and mediator.  The report identifies there may be no greater leadership challenge in 2019 than to help people

Far less than they deserve: Children with learning disabilities or autism living in mental health hospitals – Children’s Commissioner

The Children’s Commissioner’s Office undertook this research to understand better the experience of children with a learning disability or autism who are stuck in child and adolescent mental health hospitals for long periods.  It finds no good estimate of the

Segregation in mental health wards for children and young people and in wards for people with a learning disability or autism: Review of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with a mental health problem, a learning disability or autism: Interim report – Care Quality Commission

This is the interim report of a review commissioned by the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care on the use of restraint, prolonged seclusion and segregation for people with a mental health problem, a learning disability or autism.

National Survey Of Local Innovation And Research Needs Of The NHS: Full Report – The AHSN Network

This report includes analysis of the innovation and research needs at local level across all Academic Health Science Networks. There were some differences in regional priorities but common themes emerged which reflected wider challenges facing the NHS and align with

Changing Lives: the social impact of participation in culture and sport: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee

House of Commons Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Committee report that finds that opportunities to reap major benefits in criminal justice, education and health are being missed by the failure of government to recognise and harness social impact. It argues

Parity of Esteem: Delivering Physical Health Equality for those with Serious Mental Health Needs – Royal College of Nursing

RCN report giving an overview of the work it is doing to address the mortality gap between people with serious mental illness and the rest of the population as well as our work towards establishing parity of esteem between mental

Social Care: Free At The Point Of Need The Case For Free Personal Care In England – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research paper that sets out new research and policy proposals which aim to address the growing crisis in social care. Its recommendations aim to improve the efficiency of health and social care services in England by

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