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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.

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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 →
Instructions for approving registered medical practitioners under the Mental Health Act 1983 September 2018 A document has been published containing instructions that lay out the function of approving registered medical practitioners and of approving individuals to act as approved clinicians under the... Read More →

Resources

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...
Domestic violence guidance June 2018 A new publication provides primary care professionals with up-to-date advice about dealing with women who are suffering...
Better Care for Patients with Learning Disabilities April 2018 The General Medical Council (GMC) has launched a new website to guide doctors treating patients who have a learning...
Easy Read Guide To The Mental Health Act April 2018 The Scottish Executive has published an easy read guide to the Mental Health (Care and Treatment) (Scotland) Act 2003. It...
Read by QxMD March 2018 There are a few ways to browse journal content. The landing screen is Featured Papers, which presents citations from your...
Psychiatry Advisor January 2018 Psychiatry Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app designed to be the essential resource for psychiatric healthcare...
Mindfulness App January 2018 Create to Heal app developed by the The Women with Wings Foundation helps cancer patients with stress reduction techniques....
Patient Safety Guidance Rapid Response December 2017 The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has issued patient safety guidance for staff working in the area of mental health...
Seven Steps to Patient Safety in Mental Health November 2017 The National Patient Safety Agency (NPSA) has issued patient safety guidance for staff working in the area of mental health...
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