World Mental Health Day (Department of Health / MHF / NHS England / Health Foundation)

Summary

Today is World Mental Health Day.

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Reference

Osterloh, M. (2015). World Mental Health Day and the power of small gestures. London: Department of Health, October 10th 2015.

This is hosted by the Mental Health Foundation (MHF):

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Reference

Fundamental facts about mental health 2015. London: Mental Health Foundation (MHF), October 5th 2015.

There is also an Executive Summary.

Improving Access to Mental Health Services for Older People

A summary of evidence on the need for age-appropriate old age psychiatry services for older people with mental health problems:

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Better access to mental health services for older people – Professor Alistair Burns and Dr James Warner. London: NHS England, October 9th 2015.

There is a draft document which appears not to have been published formally:

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Reference

Connelly, P. [and] Perera, N. (2013). Developing an ideal old age service. London: Royal College of Psychiatrists, 2013. [Draft].

More on the Link Between Mental and Physical Health Problems

People in England with a history of mental health problems are five times more likely to be admitted to hospital as an emergency than the population at large, according to research from the Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation. Most of these emergency admissions are for physical ailments.

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Triggle, N. (2015). Physical health of mentally ill people ‘ignored’. London: BBC Health News, October 14th 2015.

See also:

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Triggle, N. (2015). What hip ops tell us about mental health care. London: BBC Health News, October 31st 2015.

This relates to:

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Dorning, H. Davies, A. [and] Blunt, I. (2015). Focus on: People with mental ill-health and hospital use. Exploring disparities in hospital use for physical healthcare. London: Health Foundation / Nuffield Trust, October 2015.

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