Leading by Example

Making the NHS an exemplar employer of people with mental health problems

A practical guide showing how NHS managers and others can lead by example in employing mental health service users in the NHS workforce and at the same time improve the working lives and job retention for all staff.

'Leading by Example' brings together contributions from managers, service users and front line staff who carried out this pioneering work. Personal stories show how employing people with mental health problems can be done well in practice.

This book is essential reading for all those interested in empowering service users in their return to work and in making the NHS a mentally healthy workplace for everyone.