Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill: (Briefing Paper Number CBP8466) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library briefing that provides an overview of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Bill, and the debates and amendments made during the Bills Lords stages, ahead of its Second Reading in the Commons on 18 December 2018. The intention

Filling the chasm: Reimagining primary mental health care – Centre for Mental Health

Report from the Centre for Mental Health exploring a number of local initiatives which are bridging the gap between primary care and secondary care services, supporting people who fall into this ‘grey area’ due to having more complex needs, not

Modernising the Mental Health Act: Increasing choice, reducing compulsion: Final report of the Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 – Department of Health and Social Care

The final report sets out recommendations covering 4 principles that the review believes should underpin the reformed Act: choice and autonomy – ensuring service users’ views and choices are respected least restriction – ensuring the Act’s powers are used in

Community Mental Health Survey 2018 – Care Quality Commission

Research on the experiences of people receiving community mental health services. It finds that people’s experiences of the care they receive from community-based mental health services have continued to deteriorate. Key concerns are expressed around: access to care, care planning

Independent Evaluation Of The Guinness Partnership’s Dementia Project – Housing LIN

Evaluation of the progress made in becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation. The Guinness Partnership implemented a two year project in 2015 to take forward developments, initially in two pilot areas of Havant and Manchester with a view to rolling out

Voluntary Reporting On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing: A Framework To Support Employers To Report Voluntarily On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing In The Workplace – Department for Work and Pensions

The government believes that transparency and reporting can support the cultural change required to build a more inclusive society. The voluntary reporting framework has been developed by the government in partnership with leading businesses and third sector organisations to support

A Space to Talk: An evaluation of the WISH Centre’s services with young people who self-harm – Centre for Mental Health

How can services meet the needs of young people who self-harm? The report analyses outcome data and by enganging with users of WISH services and stakeholders, finds that the WISH Centre’s work makes a difference to young people, by combining counselling

Using the Care Review Tool for mortality reviews in Mental Health Trusts: Guidance for reviewers – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Care review tool for mortality reviews – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 State of Health in the EU Cycle – OECD

OECD comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems of the 28 EU Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries. Part I comprises two chapters, the first focusing on the need

Investigation Into The Provision Of Mental Health Care To Patients Presenting At The Emergency Department I2017/006: Independent report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch – Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Report highlighting the variation in mental health care across emergency departments and setting out four recommendations aimed at improving patient care. Develop a sustainable funding model for 24/7 mental health support in emergency departments (ED) Standardise national guidance on the

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

Policing and Mental Health: Picking Up the Pieces – Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Services

In 2017, Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary and Fire & Rescue Servicesinspected all 43 police forces in England and Wales and the British Transport Police on their effectiveness, as part of our PEEL (police effectiveness, efficiency and legitimacy) inspection programme. One

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Hull and East Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit to the Humberside Breast Screening Programme (BSP) held on 10 November 2016.

A Society of Readers – Demos

Demos carried out research over the summer of 2018 to assess the potential impact of reading on several great challenges of our time: loneliness, mental health problems, dementia and social (im)mobility. If left unchecked, this research shows, these challenges will

A fair, supportive society: summary report – University College London Institute of Health Equity

NHS England commissioned report that highlights that some of the most vulnerable people in society – those with learning disabilities – will die 15-20 years sooner on average than the general population. Much of the government action needed to improve

Evidence-based early years intervention: Eleventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Early intervention is a loosely-defined term that refers to taking action to resolve problems as soon as possible, before they become more difficult to reverse. This Report, considers early intervention in relation to childhood adversity and trauma, to tackle the

Right treatment, right time – Rethink Mental Illness

This report sets out a clear picture of the significant gap in access to health services for people severely affected by mental illness based on a survey with 1,600 respondents. It identifies: Average wait time for an assessment is 14

Statement on Visit to the United Kingdom, by Professor Philip Alston, United Nations Special Rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights: London, 16 November 2018 – World Health Organization

Report on the contribution made by social security and related policies in the United Kingdom have resulted in poverty levels, It notes local authorities, especially in England, which perform vital roles in providing a real social safety net have been

Age is just a number: Views among people aged 50 and over in the English Longitudinal Study of Ageing – Centre for Ageing Better

Report on a longitudinal study on ageing that finds it is essential that we help people to think about their health and how to keep active and socially connected as they grow older so that their worst expectations about poor