13 March 2013
Originally posted in the HSJ blog Leadership in Mental Health, 6 February, 2013 The Francis report today set out some 290 recommendations to protect NHS patients from neglect and poor care. The report’s recommendations reach across the health services, from the accountability of individual professionals for their own conduct to the roles of the national
21 November 2012
The Schizophrenia Commission report sets out a radical, positive agenda to change mental health services
The recent Schizophrenia Commission report, The Abandoned Illness, has shone a strong light on the way we as a society respond to people with psychosis.
30 April 2012
Poor mental health is widely recognised as both a cause and a consequence of homelessness.
7 March 2012
Long-term physical illnesses affect 30% of the population of England, or some 15 million people. Mental health conditions affect about 10 million of us.
28 December 2011
Having somewhere safe and secure to live is one of the basic requirements of human life.
8 August 2011
Earlier in July, the journal Nature published a worldwide “call for urgent action” in research into mental health.