Tag Archives: NHS Confederation’s Mental Health Network

Mental Health Crisis Support Agreement (Department of Health)

Summary A concordat (i.e. an agreement) between police and the NHS has been forged to improve emergency support for mental health crisis care. This agreement is between police, mental health trusts and paramedics. It aims to ensure that people in … Continue reading

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Priorities for Essential Change in Mental Health (BBC News / Department of Health)

Summary Nick Clegg, Deputy Prime Minister, speaking to BBC News ahead of a conference at which the government unveiled the new mental health strategy, commented how the NHS has been wrong to treat mental illness as a poor cousin of physical health. There remains too much prejudice, stigma and discrimination about mental health issues. … Continue reading

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Recovery, Personalisation and Personal Budgets (Centre for Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This briefing paper, produced by the Centre for Mental Health and the NHS Confederation Mental Health … Continue reading

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Emotional and Psychological Wellbeing for Patients with Long-Term Conditions (NHS Confederation / Mental Health Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 2, September 2012]. Summary Long-term physical conditions are often linked to adverse mental health and wellbeing. Long-term physical conditions may affect people’s mental health. Poor … Continue reading

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No Health Without Mental Health: Implementation Framework (Department of Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Mental ill-health is estimated to cost British businesses over £1000 per employee every year; almost £30 … Continue reading

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Implementation Framework for No Health Without Mental Health (NHS Confederation)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Government published the “No Health Without Mental Health” in February 2011; this is a cross-government, all-age strategy … Continue reading

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About the Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary The Joint Commissioning Panel for Mental Health (JCP-MH) is a collaboration between key organisations with an interest in mental health … Continue reading

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How to Develop an Outcomes-Based Approach in Mental Health (NHS Confederation / Mental Health Network)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary The Mental Health Network had earlier been commissioned by the Department of Health to produce a report which clarifies how to develop … Continue reading

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Commentaries on (and Considered Responses to) the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary There follows selected links to some of the more considered commentaries on – and responses to – the Department of Health‘s NHS Operating … Continue reading

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Economic Evaluation of a Liaison Psychiatry Service

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 5, December 2011]. Summary This report offers an independent economic evaluation of the Rapid Assessment Interface and Discharge (RAID) psychiatric liaison service operating at … Continue reading

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