Mental health news this week - part 3



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From my local Trust;

Department of Health – 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’ -

NHS Networks – Topol review on digital healthcare -

The Guardian – Hospital admissions for eating disorders surge to highest in eight years -

DHSC - Mental health and wellbeing support for NHS staff: government pledges overhaul -

NHS Networks - Expansion of budgets for personalised health and care support -

BBC - Armed forces with mental health problems 'failed by system' -

HSJ - Third of mental health trusts did not bid for STP capital -

Care Quality Committee – Monitoring the Mental Health Act report -

NHS Networks – Mental Wellbeing Commission Report -

Parliament – Mental Health and the armed forces, part 2: the provision of care -

Behind the Headlines – Fears Bipolar patients could be on the ‘wrong drugs’ -

NICE – Alcohol Withdrawal Management for acute admissions to hospital -

Centre for Mental Health – Care not containment: setting a radical vision for transforming mental health support -

NHS Providers – Benefit changes and loneliness behind the growing deficit of mental health care -

Health Service Journal – Mental health trusts reporting high levels of violence -

NICE – Coexisting severe mental illness and substance misuse: draft quality standard for consultation -

NICE – Delirium : prevention, diagnosis and management -

Mental Health Network – Invest in digital mental health to improve care, says Mental Health Network -

NHS England – 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 -

Mind – 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 -

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 -

Dudley & Walsall Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust – Supporting vulnerable people within the criminal justice system across Worcestershire -

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 -

Mental Health Today – “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 -

Mental Health Today – Government appoints first ever National Adviser to LGBT health inequalities -

Public Health England – 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 -

Mind – 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 -

Kings Fund – Outcomes for mental health services : what really matters? -

Kings Fund – NICE impact mental health -

Department of Health – 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 -

Royal College of Psychiatrists – Psychiatrists should consider impact of social media on all children they assess -

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