Student Mental Health: The Role and Experiences of Academics – University of Derby, King’s College London and Student Minds

To understand more about how academics are managing student mental health, this project interviewed 52 academics at five universities. Participants reported large numbers of students experiencing mental health difficulties. A number of the academics interviewed described experiences of student mental illness that

Not by degrees: Improving student mental health in the UK’s universities – Institute for Public Policy Research

Levels of mental illness, mental distress and low wellbeing among students in higher education in the UK are increasing, and are high relative to other sections of the population. This report calls on universities to make the issue a strategic

Developing People Improving Care Together: one year on – NHS England

One year on from the launch of the Developing People- Improving Care, we highlight how leaders across health and social care have implemented the framework.  This involves ensuring systems of compassion, inclusion and improvement, are at the core of the health

Life in ‘likes’: Children’s Commissioner report into social media use among 8-12 year olds – Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Commissioner’s report on the effects of social media on 8-to-12-year-olds examines the way children use social media and its effects on their wellbeing. ‘Life in Likes’ fills a gap in research showing how younger children use platforms which social

Children and young people’s mental health – policy, services, funding and education: (Briefing Paper Number 07196) – House of Commons Library

Mental health problems which begin in childhood and adolescence can have a range of negative impacts on individuals and families, which can continue into adult life unless properly treated. The majority of adult mental health problems begin in childhood, with 50 per cent

Facing the Facts, Shaping the Future: A draft health and care workforce strategy for England to 2027 – Health Education England

Health Education England draft strategy that sets out the current workforce landscape, what has been achieved since 2012, the work underway and describe an approach to shaping the face of the NHS and social care workforce for the next two

Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: a Green Paper – Department of Health and Department for Education

Outline of the government’s proposals to improve mental health support for children and young people in England.  They propose: Encouraging schools and colleges to designate a mental health lead. Setting up mental health support teams to work in schools. Piloting

Unlocking a different future: An independent evaluation of Project Future – Centre for Mental Health

Project Future has looked at the lived experience of young marginalised men with experience in the criminal justice system, often labelled ‘gang-affiliated’ and who have had poor access to services. It identifies that NHS, local authorities and others should offer

Checklist for professional development of CCG lay members – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Lay members bring an essential independent perspective to the clinical commissioning group (CCG) governing body – being separate to the day-to-day running of the organisation means that they can see it as it is seen from the outside.  This checklist looks at: appraisals

What Works: Hearing Loss and the Transition to Adulthood: A guide for commissioners, education and service providers to support young people with hearing loss through transition – NHS England

A guide for commissioners, education and service providers to support young people with hearing loss through transition. Guide produced to help deliver more of the recommendations in the Action Plan on Hearing Loss.  

Children and young people’s mental health—the role of education: Government Response to the First Joint Report of the Education and Health Committees of Session 2016–17: First Joint Special Report of Session 2017–19 – House of Commons Education and Health Committees

The Education and Health Select Committees published a report of their inquiry on the role of education in children and young people’s mental health on 2 May 2017. This document sets out the Government’s response to the report. Additional Item

Good growth for cities 2017 – PriceWaterhouse Coopers and Demos

Measures the current performance of a range of the largest UK cities, and all Local Enterprise Partnership areas in England, against a basket of ten indicators based on the views of the public and business as to what is key to economic success and wellbeing. Employment,

Returning To Practice – Health Care & Professions Council

Guidance to help people who have taken a break from practice, or are considering doing so, to understand the requirements for coming back on to the HCPC Register. It helps to ensure that registrants who have been out of practice for

The Troubled Families programme (England): (Briefing Paper CBP-7585) – House of Commons Library

This House of Commons Library briefing looks at the design, policy debate, outcomes and results of the Troubled Families programme in England, a targeted family intervention programme run by local authorities. The most recent update to this briefing paper includes information

Expansion Of Undergraduate Medical Education – Department of Health

The government proposes to increase the number of student places at medical schools in England by 1,500. The first 500 places will be allocated to medical schools and will be available to students in September 2018. This consultation seeks views

The General Practice Nursing Workforce Development Plan NHS – Health Education England

Health Education England report that collates examples of good practice across England. In additions promoting the importance of general practice nursing it provides details of potential workforce issues and provides appropriate recommendations. It looks at four areas: Raising the profile as

Medical school places in England from September 2018: (Briefing Paper Number 07914) – House of Commons Library

This note provides background to the Government’s October 2016 announcement on increasing the number of medical school places in England by up to 1,500, starting from September 2018.

End Of Life Care Core Skills Education and Training Framework – Skills for Health

Skills for Care and Health Education England had developed this framework which promotes greater collaboration between organisations in the health and care sectors and in the community. The framework sets out standards for staff education and training and classifies key skills

SAS doctor development: Summary of resources and further work – British Medical Association (BMA), Health Education England (HEE), the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges (AoMRC) and NHS Employers

This guide describes actions that can be taken to ensure that best practice is applied in the development of Specialty and associate specialist (SAS) doctors and dentists, and how different groups can work together to ensure best practice is consistently

Creating Connections: An evaluation of peer-led self-management training for single parents – Mental Health Foundation

The Creating Connections programme was focused on and achieved three overall outcomes; That single parents would: Show improved wellbeing, increased confidence and self-esteem and would feel better able to meet the challenges they face in their lives. Can make their own