Association of Mental Health Providers

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Leadership Seminar with Nan Carle Beauregard

Dania Hanif

Published: June 5, 2018

Association of Mental Health Providers and VODG, in partnership with Choice Support, are hosting a leadership seminar with Nan Carle Beauregard. Social care is faced with unprecedented levels of uncertainly and disruption. The work that we thought we came into the field to do often feels like it is unravelling in front of our eyes.…

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The Association Joins Equally Well UK as Founder Member

Dania Hanif

Published: May 23, 2018

Association of Mental Health Providers is delighted to have been invited to become a founder member of a new collaborative to improve physical health support for people with a mental illness, Equally Well UK. Based on a similar campaign in New Zealand, Equally Well UK will bring together organisations in the UK with a part…

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APPG on MH Inquiry into Progress of Five Year Forward View

Dania Hanif

Published: May 22, 2018

The Association will be responding to the APPG on Mental Health’s inquiry into the progress of the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health. To consider The Association’s response, we would be interested in gathering information on the following questions, and would welcome the views of member organisations to strengthen the VCSE response. If you would…

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All 130 Local Minds Join The Association

Dania Hanif

Published: May 3, 2018

Association of Mental Health Providers is delighted to welcome all 130 Local Minds to our membership of voluntary and community sector mental health service providers. Local Minds are based in communities around England and Wales, and like our wider VCSE membership, tailor their services to the needs of the community they serve, which include talking therapies,…

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Response to Independent Review of the Mental Health Act: Interim Report

Dania Hanif

Published: May 1, 2018

The interim report of the Independent Mental Health Act Review, has been published today. The review of the Act was commissioned by the Government in October 2017 with recommendations extending to England in relation to matters that are devolved in Wales (including health), and England and Wales in relation to non-devolved matters (including justice). Welcoming…

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National Data Opt-Out

Dania Hanif

Published: April 11, 2018

The Association  invited colleagues from NHS Digital to our North West Members’ Meeting who shared information about the National Data Opt-Out Programme, which is being implemented following a Government review on data security and data sharing in the health and social care system. The Data Opt-Out Programme is now implementing a service to allow people…

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New Trustees Appointed

Dania Hanif

Published: April 11, 2018

We are pleased to announce that we have appointed three new Independent Trustees to our Board. We are now joined by Sarah Hughes, CEO of Centre for Mental Health; Steve Appleton, CEO of Contact Consulting; and Steve Gilbert, Serious Mental Illness – Living Experience Consultant. The three Trustees join our Board at an exciting time…

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Mental Health Supported Housing Survey

Dania Hanif

Published: April 11, 2018

The Government’s decision to drop the proposal to cap the amount of Housing Benefit paid to tenants in supported housing at the Local Housing Allowance (LHA) rate came after concerted campaigning by the sector. Despite this victory, the future of short-term supported housing (provided for up to two years) remains under threat. We are supporting…

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New Address

Dania Hanif

Published: March 19, 2018

As of Monday 19 March, our new address is: Third Floor, Watson House 54 Baker Street London, W1U 7EX For all general enquiries, please call 020 7766 7498 or email info@amhp.org.uk

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Office Closed!

Dania Hanif

Published: March 12, 2018

Our office will be closed between Tuesday 13 March and Monday 19 March whilst we relocate. Our new address will be: Watson House 54 Baker Street London, W1U 7EX Our telephone lines will not be in operation during this time. If you need to contact us, please email info@amhp.org.uk. Thank you!

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CQC's Thematic Review of Children and Young People’s Mental Health

Dania Hanif

Published: March 8, 2018

#WeAreListening Association of Mental Health Providers has been an active and engaged member of the Expert Advisory Group of the Care Quality Commission (CQC) Thematic Review of Children and Young People’s mental health. The Review was established by the Prime Minister in January 2017 and has delivered its programme activity through two distinct phases. The…

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HEE and Skills for Health Learning Disability and Autism Survey

Dania Hanif

Published: March 1, 2018

The future of Learning Disability and Autism services within England is a priority in the Five Year Forward View. Given the workforce changes which may be required to better support people’s changing needs, Health Education England have commissioned Skills for Health to support Transforming Care Partnerships in developing the Learning Disability and Autism workforce across…

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