Mental health news this week - part 3

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Department of Health – Modernising the Mental Health Act – final report from the independent review - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/modernising-the-mental-health-act-final-report-from-the-independent-review



Behind the Headlines – Older people with depression ‘less likely to be referred for psychological therapy’ - https://www.nhs.uk/news/mental-health/older-people-depression-less-likely-be-referred-psychological-therapy/



NHS Networks – Topol review on digital healthcare - https://www.hee.nhs.uk/our-work/topol-review



The Guardian – Hospital admissions for eating disorders surge to highest in eight years - https://www.theguardian.com/society/2019/feb/15/hospital-admissions-for-eating-disorders-surge-to-highest-in-eight-years



DHSC - Mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff: government pledges overhaul - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/mental-health-and-wellbeing-support-for-nhs-staff-government-pledges-overhaul



NHS Networks - Expansion of budgets for personalised health and care support - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/expansion-of-budgets-for-personalised-health-and-care-support-announced



BBC - Armed forces with mental health problems 'failed by system' - https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-47351645



HSJ - Third of mental health trusts did not bid for STP capital - https://www.hsj.co.uk/finance-and-efficiency/third-of-mental-health-trusts-did-not-bid-for-stp-capital/7024450.article



Care Quality Committee – Monitoring the Mental Health Act report - https://www.cqc.org.uk/publications/major-report/monitoring-mental-health-act-report



NHS Networks – Mental Wellbeing Commission Report - https://www.hee.nhs.uk/sites/default/files/documents/NHS%20%28HEE%29%20-%20Mental%20Wellbeing%20Commission%20Report.pdf



Parliament – Mental Health and the armed forces, part 2: the provision of care - https://www.parliament.uk/business/committees/committees-a-z/commons-select/defence-committee/news-parliament-2017/veteran-mental-health-part-two-report-launch-17-19/



Behind the Headlines – Fears Bipolar patients could be on the ‘wrong drugs’ - https://www.nhs.uk/news/mental-health/fears-bipolar-patients-could-be-wrong-drugs/



NICE – Alcohol Withdrawal Management for acute admissions to hospital - https://www.nice.org.uk/sharedlearning/alcohol-withdrawal-management-for-acute-admissions-to-hospital



Centre for Mental Health – Care not containment: setting a radical vision for transforming mental health support - https://www.centreformentalhealth.org.uk/news/care-not-containment-setting-radical-vision-transforming-mental-health-support



NHS Providers – Benefit changes and loneliness behind the growing deficit of mental health care - https://nhsproviders.org/news-blogs/news/benefit-changes-and-loneliness-behind-the-growing-deficit-of-mental-health-care



Health Service Journal – Mental health trusts reporting high levels of violence - https://www.hsj.co.uk/workforce/mental-health-trusts-reporting-high-levels-of-violence/7024574.article



NICE – Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: draft quality standard for consultation - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/gid-qs10078/documents/



NICE – Delirium : prevention, diagnosis and management - https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/cg103/chapter/Update-information



Mental Health Network – Invest in digital mental health to improve care, says Mental Health Network - https://www.nhsconfed.org/news/2019/03/mhn-digital-release



NHS England – NHS to test new rapid care measures for patients with the most urgent mental and physical health needs - https://www.england.nhs.uk/2019/03/nhs-to-test-new-rapid-care-measures-for-patients-with-the-most-urgent-mental-and-physical-health-needs/



NHS England – Unique mental health scheme helps 1,000 people back to work and generates funds for NHS - https://www.england.nhs.uk/publication/unique-mental-health-scheme-helps-1000-people-back-to-work-and-generates-funds-for-nhs/



Mind – Out of area mental health placements cost the NHS £112million last year - https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/out-of-area-mental-health-placements-cost-the-nhs-112million-last-year/



Public Health England – NHS population screening: improving access for people with severe mental illness - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/population-screening-access-for-people-with-severe-mental-illness/nhs-population-screening-improving-access-for-people-with-severe-mental-illness



Rethink – Seven national charities, including Rethink Mental Illness, come together to launch theme for Carer’s Week 2019, the UK’s drive to raise awareness of caring - https://www.rethink.org/media-centre/2019/03/carers-week-launch



Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust – Supporting vulnerable people within the criminal justice system across Worcestershire - http://www.dwmh.nhs.uk/news-and-events/latest-news-items/



NICE – Improving young people’s experience in transition to and from inpatient mental health settings: a quick guide for mental health practitioners supporting young people - https://www.nice.org.uk/Media/Default/About/NICE-Communities/Social-care/quick-guides/young-people-mental-health-transition-quick-guide.pdf



Mental Health Today – “Backdoor policies” denying people with mental illnesses access to ESA - https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/government-policy/backdoor-policies-denying-people-with-mental-illnesses-access-to-esa



Mental Health Today – Drug companies must develop life-saving vegan friendly feeds for vegans with eating disorders, says Royal College of Psychiatrists - https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/eating-disorders/eating-disorder-treatment-must-offer-vegan-options-says-royal-college-of-psychiatrists



Mental Health Today – Government appoints first ever National Adviser to LGBT health inequalities - https://www.mentalhealthtoday.co.uk/news/inequality/government-appoints-first-national-adviser-to-tackle-lgbt-health-inequalities



Public Health England – Psychotropic drugs and people with learning disabilities or autism - https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/psychotropic-drugs-and-people-with-learning-disabilities-or-autism



Kings Fund – #NewFilters to manage the impact of social media on young people’s mental health and wellbeing - https://www.rsph.org.uk/uploads/assets/uploaded/23180e2a-e6b8-4e8d-9e3da2a300525c98.pdf



Mind – Two in three 999 staff say their employer encourages them to talk about mental health - https://www.mind.org.uk/news-campaigns/news/two-in-three-999-staff-say-their-employer-encourages-them-to-talk-about-mental-health/



Care Quality Commission – Signs of progress on learning from deaths – but a more open learning culture is needed across the NHS to drive further improvement - https://www.cqc.org.uk/news/releases/signs-progress-learning-deaths-more-open-learning-culture-needed-across-nhs-drive



Kings Fund – Outcomes for mental health services : what really matters? - https://www.kingsfund.org.uk/publications/outcomes-mental-health-services



Kings Fund – NICE impact mental health - https://kingsfund.blogs.com/health_management/2019/03/niceimpact-mental-health-.html



Department of Health – NHSX: digital experts will be part of cancer and mental health teams - https://www.gov.uk/government/news/nhsx-digital-experts-will-be-part-of-cancer-and-mental-health-teams



NHS England – Specialist mental health support for new mums available in every part of England - https://www.england.nhs.uk/2019/04/specialist-mental-health-support-for-new-mums-available-in-every-part-of-england/



Royal College of Psychiatrists – Psychiatrists should consider impact of social media on all children they assess - https://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/news-and-features/latest-news/detail/2019/03/30/psychiatrists-should-consider-impact-of-social-media-on-all-children-they-assess-leading-medical-body-says-for-first-time
 

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