An evidence summary of health inequalities in older populations in coastal and rural areas: Full report- Public Health England

This report provides evidence on the health inequalities experienced by older populations in coastal and rural areas, together with a summary of key considerations to reduce inequalities and promote healthy ageing in these areas. It comprises a literature review supplemented

Ageing confidently: supporting an ageing workforce – Centre for Social Justice

It is estimated that by 2035, over half of all adults in the UK will be over 50 years of age. This report proposes several recommendations to provide older people and employers with the support needed to unlock the potential

HSC (2003) 002 2: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

Tackling loneliness: (Briefing Paper number 8514) – House of Commons Library

The government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. This briefing: explains the Strategy; the steps taken

HSC (2004) 002 LAC (2004) 2 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2004/05 – Department of Health

In 2004-05 CAMHS funding to councils will be increased substantially to reflect the Government’s continuing commitment to radically improve the overall level of provision. The total 2004-05 CAMHS Grant is £67M. Of this £60.5M is allocated directly to councils using

HSC (2004) 004 LAC (2004) 28 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2005/06 – Department of Health

This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2006) 001 LAC(2006) 6 : Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant guidance 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Department of Health

This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2000) 027: Visits by children to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton hospitals : (amendment) directions: National Health Service Act 1977 – Department of Health

This circular covers the amendments to the 1999 Directions and associated guidance to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton Hospital Authorities on the categories of individuals who may accompany a child on a visit. Where the child is accommodated by a local

Towards mental health equality: a manifesto for the next Prime Minister – The Mental Health Policy Group

This manifesto sets out five areas that the next Prime Minister must address in order to improve the lives of people with mental health problems and promote the mental health of the nation. By addressing these areas, the new Prime

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: George Twiddy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 8 April 2019 Deceased name: George Twiddy Coroners name: David Clark Coroners Area: Portsmouth and South East Hampshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; Mental Health related deaths This report is being sent

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

Social Workers and a new Mental Health Act – All-Party Parliamentary Group on Social Work

Report in response to the Independent Review of the Mental health Act 1983, that calls on the Government and NHS Trusts to recognise the social factors of mental health distress and promote the social model of health within new mental

Information sharing protocol across secure and detained settings – NHS England

This document is an overarching agreement between the parties to regulate the sharing of specific Personal Sensitive Data (PSD as defined in the Data Protection Act 2018 and General Data Protection Regulation 2018. It provides a framework for assuring the safeguarding

Chief Medical Officer annual report 2019: Partnering for progress – Department of Health and Social Care

Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.  The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes

2018 Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit: Report and Declaration on Achieving Equality for Mental Health in the 21st Century – Department of Health and Social Care

A summary of the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, which was held in London in 2018. This report covers the themes, experiences and learning from the discussions at the summit.  It includes: a summary of the key issues and

HSC (2000) 003 LAC (2000) 003 : After-care under the Mental Health Act 1983: section 117 after-care services – Department of Health

This circular covers three recent judgments affecting the provision of after-care under the Mental Health Act 1983 (MHA). Section 117 of the MHA places a duty on health and social services authorities to provide after-care services for certain patients discharged

Best practice in the engagement and empowerment of families and carers affected by eating disorders – Beat Eating Disorders

Guidelines that call for all healthcare providers to adopt eight best practice standards, encouraging them to: Have a policy that ensures optimum involvement of and support for all carers as soon as a loved one starts treatment. Train all service staff

Left to their own devices: Young people, social media and mental health – Bernado’s

Using the internet and social media is an important part of life for children and young people.  It can be a positive opportunity to learn, to connect with friends and family and to have fun. However, internet use can also

Why it’s important to review the care of people with dementia: What the data and people’s experiences tell us about social care reviews, reassessments and their outcomes for people with dementia – Healthwatch

This Healthwatch report summarises data and people’s experiences about social care reviews, reassessments and their outcomes for people with dementia. On the basis of analysis of data from 97 local councils, the report finds people are not getting what they