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Recognition of depression in people of different cultures January 2019 Many minority group patients who attend primary health care are depressed. To identify a depressive state when GPs see patients from other cultures than their own can be difficult because of... Read More →
Mental Illness A Forgotten Generation January 2019 At least 50,000 people with serious mental illness have been forgotten by mainstream mental health services, according to not-for-profit organisation Rethink.

This 'forgotten generation' of... Read More →
Recommendations for children subjected to sexual exploitation December 2018 The child sexual exploitation health working group report makes recommendations to improve the health and wellbeing of children who have experienced sexual exploitation. It is designed to help... Read More →
Clinical tool in the fight against the opioid epidemic November 2018 Providers wrote approximately 4.45 billion opioid prescriptions in 2016—with wide variation across states. In addition, an almost 1.8 million Americans, aged 12 or older, either abused or were... Read More →
Nutrition and Dementia November 2018 A report, published by King’s College London Global Observatory for Ageing and Dementia Care, highlights that under-nutrition is a major problem among people with dementia, and stresses the... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Priorities for essential change in mental health November 2018 On 20 January the Deputy Prime Minister launched the Mental Health Action Plan Closing the gap: Priorities for essential change in mental health. This document supports the mental health strategy No... Read More →
Psychological wellbeing and work: improving service provision and outcomes October 2018 A recent report, commissioned by the Department of Health and the Department of Work and Pensions, explores how to improve employment and health outcomes for people with common mental health... Read More →
Learning disabilities good practice project report October 2018 The Learning Disabilities Good Practice Project gives people who commission, design and deliver services a better understanding of how to improve the lives of people with learning... Read More →
Online Tool May Help Predict Depression October 2018 Researchers at University College London (UCL) have developed an online tool that may help predict the risk of someone suffering from depression in the future. The online test, called PredictD,... Read More →

Resources

Psychiatric Times February 2019 Despite an increased prevalence of psychiatric conditions and a greater number of drugs available to treat them, mental...
Working with Offenders with Personality Disorders January 2019 A guide for practitioners to working with offenders with personality disorders has been produced by the National Offender...
Emergency mental health care checklist January 2019 GPs' role in planning and providing care for patients with mental health problems who access emergency care services is...
Rethink Mental Health Information And Support December 2018 Rethink gives practical advice and information about Mental Health issues such as

Different types of therapy and...
Mental health: priorities for change October 2018 The document sets out 25 priorities for change. It details how changes in local service planning and delivery will make a...
Suicide prevention report October 2018 The Department of Health has issued the first annual report on the suicide prevention strategy for England. The annual...
Review of quality and extent of dementia care October 2018 Dementia: A state of the nation report on dementia care and support in England sets sets out what is known about dementia...
Molehill Mountain September 2018 Molehill Mountain is based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) approaches adapted for autistic people. The app was...
Web forum for schizophrenia researchers September 2018 Researchers trying to crack one of medicine's most perplexing unsolved mysteries can now keep abreast of late-breaking...
Safer mental health services toolkit July 2018 Based on the findings of the National Confidential Inquiry into Suicide and Homicide by People with Mental Illness, this...
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