Policy and politics

We've outlined our position on the Government's proposed reforms to the Mental Health Act, and what the changes could mean for people living with mental health difficulties.
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Louis and Andy share some of the key points of the Government's Covid-19 recovery plan for mental health, plus the establishment of the Office for Health Promotion
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What do the plans to disband Public Health England mean for mental health? Louis explores the concerns that need addressing and the opportunities that must be grasped
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Our summary of studies on the experiences of people who access and work in mental health services, and the implications for policymakers
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Louis explains what changes the Coronavirus Bill will make to the care of people detained under the Mental Health Act
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Andy Bell on the new legislation, an amendment to safeguard mental health funding, and why a sole focus on the NHS could create further problems
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From implementing the NHS Long Term Plan to Brexit, how will the new Conservative Government's policies affect mental health?
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What do the different political parties' manifestos have to say about mental health? We've analysed their pledges and what they mean for people’s wellbeing and the lives of people with mental health difficulties.
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