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Women's Mental Health Taskforce Report

Dania Hanif

Published: December 19, 2018

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce was formed in response to a rise in mental ill health among women. The taskforce’s final report sets out how women’s experience of mental ill health can differ to men’s. It covers: core themes in women’s mental health the involvement of women with lived experience principles for service design future…

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Modernising the Mental Health Act – final report from the independent review

Dania Hanif

Published: December 6, 2018

The Independent Review of the Mental Health Act 1983 has set out recommendations for government on how the Act and associated practice needs to change. The final report sets out recommendations covering 4 principles that the review believes should underpin the reformed Act: choice and autonomy – ensuring service users’ views and choices are respected…

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Review of Children and Young People's Mental Health Services: Phase One Report

Dania Hanif

Published: October 27, 2017

The Prime Minister asked CQC to conduct a review of quality and access across the system of mental health services for children and young people. This report marks the first phase of that review. The report brings together the insights and experiences of many different people and organisations. It summarises the current state of knowledge,…

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Stocktake of local mental health prevention planning arrangements

Dania Hanif

Published: August 30, 2017

This report provides a high-level summary of how local areas are currently incorporating mental health promotion and prevention of mental ill-health in their planning processes. The stocktake was undertaken by the Kings Fund on commission from Public Health England. The findings are based primarily on a content analysis of key planning documents in 35 local…

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Psychosocial Pathways and Health Outcomes

Dania Hanif

Published: August 30, 2017

This, Public Health England, report highlights the current evidence that exists about the relationships between social determinants, psychosocial factors and health outcomes. It also provides a conceptual framework that focuses on the psychosocial pathways between factors associated with social, economic and environmental conditions, psychological and psychobiological processes, health behaviours and mental and physical health outcomes.

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Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health: Planning Resource

Dania Hanif

Published: August 30, 2017

The Prevention Concordat for Better Mental Health is underpinned by an understanding that taking a prevention-focused approach to improving the public’s mental health is shown to make a valuable contribution to achieving a fairer and more equitable society. This resource has been developed to help local areas put in place effective arrangements to promote good…

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The State of Care in Mental Health Services 2014 - 2017

Dania Hanif

Published: July 20, 2017

The state of care in mental health services 2014 to 2017 presents findings from our programme of comprehensive inspections of specialist mental health services. The report combines evidence from our inspections and findings from our role monitoring use of the the Mental Health Act, as well as analysis of data from other sources. This rich…

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Towards a smoke-free generation: tobacco control plan for England

Dania Hanif

Published: July 18, 2017

The Government has published a new Tobacco Control Plan for England today, which for the first time prioritises reducing smoking among people with a mental health condition. Although smoking rates have fallen significantly over the last 20 years, they have remained stubbornly high among those with poor mental health. Just over two in five adults…

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Drug strategy 2017

Dania Hanif

Published: July 14, 2017

Home Office have published the new Drugs Strategy, which sets out how the Government and its partners, at local, national and international levels, will take new action to tackle drug misuse and the harm it causes. Drug misuse is common among people with mental health conditions: research indicates that up to 70% of people in community…

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Adult Social Care: Quality Matters

Dania Hanif

Published: July 12, 2017

The Quality Matters initiative is co-led by partners from across the adult social care sector. Adult Social Care: Quality Matters sets out a single view of quality and a commitment to improvement. The summary action plan sets out 6 priority areas to make progress on improving quality in the first year.

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Five Year Forward View for Mental Health: Government Response

Dania Hanif

Published: January 9, 2017

This report sets out the government’s response to the work of the Mental Health Taskforce. The taskforce report to NHS England, the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health, is an independent and far-reaching overview of what modern mental health services should be. The government will accept the taskforce report’s recommendations in full. This report…

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Suicide Prevention: Third Annual Report

Dania Hanif

Published: January 9, 2017

The third progress report of the cross-government suicide prevention strategy details the activity that has taken place across England to reduce deaths by suicide in the year ending March 2016. This report is being used to update the 2012 strategy in 5 main areas: expanding the strategy to include self-harm prevention in its own right…

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